Old Phuket Town, Talat Yai

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Go for a stroll through the colorful streets of Old Phuket Town and soak in the eclectic architecture and lively atmosphere of Thailand's former tin-mining capital. Throughout the centuries tin attracted both workers and industrialists from all over the world to Phuket, and today the old part of the city remains famous for its eclectic mix of Chinese mansions, Portuguese houses, and other historical architecture. Many of the once residential buildings now house shops, restaurants, cafes, and small museums. The neighborhood especially comes alive during the Sunday markets, when locals set up stalls with snacks and souvenirs, and street performers showcase their talents to passersby. Using our international travel planner, Phuket Town attractions like Old Phuket Town can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I would like to visit this hotel again. Art and vintage are the charms of the Old city. There is no cluttered power cord, there are a lot of wall-shooting angles. I Love Phuket If you choose one of the provinces you want. We choose Phuket ❤️
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  • Old town phuket very nice place to visit a bit more relaxed than most places it's a big square lots of shops and restaurants if you go on the weekend the market is on but it's a shot walk from old tow...  more »
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  • Good place to visit when you're in Phuket Chinatown. Take a look around and see an old Chinese residence with the traditional air well an well.
  • Lovely secret coffee house in the historic house. The owner and his family are so friendly and explain us the history of the town, thier house and family. He speaks English and Japanese, and they served us good refreshing drinks as well as local sweets and chinese tea, their hospitality is just wonderful.
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