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There is a smooth combination of seediness and ostentation to be noted in the town of Phuket in Thailand. The most popular island in the country and abroad, which is also the largest in the country, appeals as much to the aesthetic senses as it appeals to the modern needs of man. Phuket offers as much scenic views as it offers a cosmopolitan picture with its advanced and planned town area. It is one of the dream destinations for all because it caters to all kinds of travelers. The inland vistas here are lush and beautiful. The scenic views also cover beautiful rainforests in the remote and distant areas of the town. The island however comes to its own on the western shoreline where the turquoise waters in the Andaman are met by the green foliage. The sandy beaches defining the shoreline of the island run for miles and miles boasting a number of beautiful resorts, water sports, and delectable restaurants.
Old Phuket is the seat of culture and the place that gave the Baba people their stomping ground through its tin mining industry. The complete line of shop houses and old mansions are Sino Portuguese in nature. Phuket fills the appetite of its guests with its chic boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and shopping centers.
There are a number of sites of attraction that pull tourists from all parts of the world. The Phuket Aquarium situated at the cape’s tip displaying thirty two tanks exhibit a huge variety of tropical fish along with other marine life. A stroll through the entire tunnel would help you have a glimpse of the beauty beneath the surface. Phuket Fantasea is another that forms an attraction for the travelers. The most exciting and thrilling part of it is its cultural theme park that offers a recreation not just to the kids but to the adults as well.

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Getting to Phuket

Phuket is the largest island of Thailand and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. The island runs a length of forty eight kilometers and lies on the southern part of Thailand. ... Read More


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Getting Around Phuket

Phuket is the largest island under the governance of Thailand. It is 48 kilometres long between the farthest North-South tips and 21 kilometres wide between farthest Eastern and Western tips. The island is on the Andaman ... Read More


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Phuket Culture

Introduction Phuket is a cultural confluence of Thai-Chinese, Thais and ethnic Malays and sea gypsies. Muslims dominate the rural population in Phuket. The island roughly has 2 parts – Phuket Town and Phuket Province. Thai is ... Read More


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History of Phuket

The history of Phuket dates back to 1st century B.C., when Indian merchants arrived at Phuket. From then to the present beeline of tourists and vacationers, Phuket has always been one of the favourite destinations on ... Read More


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