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A Top Guide to Old Phuket Town

 A Journey Through History, Art and Flavour

Old Phuket Town is an incredibly charming destination that seamlessly blends Thai and Chinese cultures. With a rich history and unique atmosphere, it is the perfect place for travelers seeking to escape the typical tourist routes and experience a different side of Phuket. Here are some of the highlights of this fantastic destination.

Marvel at colonial architecture

Colonial Architecture in Soi Rommanee, Old Phuket Town | Image by Christophe95 via Wikimedia Commons,CC BY-SA 4.0

The mansions and shophouses in Old Phuket Town are beautifully designed, showcasing the stunning Sino-Portuguese architectural style. Be sure to take note of the intricate details on the doors, windows, and balconies.

Admire street art

Old Phuket Town is renowned for its vibrant street art scene, with an array of colorful murals and graffiti adorning the walls of its buildings. Take a walk and find your favorite artwork.

Shop at local markets

Get a taste of local culture by visiting the street markets in Old Phuket Town. With a range of offerings, from fresh produce to handmade souvenirs, there’s something for everyone. After a day of shopping, you can seek accommodation at one of the many Karon Beach Phuket hotels the likes of Jono X Phuket Karon, for a comfortable stay.

Indulge in delicious food

Old Phuket Town is a food lover’s paradise, with an abundance of street food and local restaurants serving up mouth-watering dishes. Try some of the street stalls and “wok” your way through the flavors of the town.