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Phuket. Recreation and entertainment

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The first mentions of Phuket Island were found in the annals of 1200. Over the centuries-old history, the resort has become one of the most developed tourist centers in the country. All conditions for a comfortable stay are created here. Tourism revenues alone account for 90% of the island's total income.

Phuket is divided into 4 resort areas: Patong, Laguna, Kata and Karon.

Patong is the most active tourist area of the island. It is here that restaurants are located, offering tourists to participate in colorful nightly shows, most of which end well after midnight.

Lagoon is home to the most prestigious hotels in Phuket. Such rest is suitable for those who are looking for peace and solitude.

You can relax on the beach in the area Kata and Karon, presented in the form of a wide strip of light golden sand. Here you can also try surfing or scuba diving.

Another entertainment for tourists is shopping. On the island, you will find large shopping centers, boutiques and small shops where you can buy locally produced goods. Be sure to visit the Phuket Night Bazaar for the most loyal prices.



Phuket will be loved by   lovers of historical sights. Here you will visit both monks' dormitories and colonial mansions, as well as many temples.

You will be surprised by their architecture and beauty Thai temple Wat Nua, Chinese-Thai Put Jaw, built in honor of the goddess of Mercy.

Pay attention to Jui Tui - a temple built in honor of a vegetarian deity. Sanjao Sam San, a Chinese temple dedicated to the goddess of the sea, will amaze you with its intricate facade ornaments.

Walk along Thalang Road (Culture Road) and you will touch the history of Phuket while contemplating restored Sino-Portuguese trading houses. There you can buy Vietnamese, Burmese or Thai porcelain, as well as other items to decorate the interior of your home.

From Khao Rang Hill you will see the whole panorama of the resort. The largest Buddha statue on the island is also located here.

Be sure to visit Khao Lakh National Park, Monkey Garden and snake farm, as well as Marine Research Center Aquarium.


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