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Sightseeing in Phuket Region - what to see. Complete travel guide

Thailand - Phuket The largest island of Thailand is well known to travelers who prefer to stay in quiet ambience and don't imagine their rest without educational excursions. The island is famous for its world-class beaches and resorts, the presence of which doesn't break its natural harmony. Phuket has a huge number of interesting natural attractions; the choice of noteworthy historical and cultural sites is also very rich.
Hundreds of attractive hotels offer their services to guests of Phuket; there are numerous upscale resorts here. There are luxurious hotels on the island, among which the first class resort … Open
There are beautiful temples and amazing nature reserves among local attractions. The most important religious and architectural landmark is Wat Chalong temple. It is a massive and incredibly beautiful architectural complex open to public. The temple surprises its visitors with rich decoration. You could see spectacular gilded statues everywhere; one of the pavilions has an artificial pond with goldfish. The temple is surrounded by the incredibly beautiful tropical garden that is ideal for walking.
Phuket Zoo is a must see place, it will give a lot of impressions to all family members. Zoo is quite impressive in size; its territory is home to thousands of rare animals and more than 60 species of birds, as well as about 100 species of butterflies. There are enchanting daily shows featuring the most talented pupils. There is also a great aquarium here. The part of the vast territory is reserved for the park area with blooming orchids. Travelers who are more interested in the inhabitants of the deep sea will find it interesting to visit Phuket Aquarium . Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Phuket beaches are incredibly attractive and diverse. There are both calm beaches suitable for families with young children and parts of the coast with high waves that appeal to surfers. One … Open
Another very unusual attraction is Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World ; a tour around its area promises to be very informative. The garden is situated in the capital of the island, Phuket; it is considered one of the best of its kind. Its miniature butterflies and insects are well-kept; the incredibly beautiful garden affects with an abundance of exotic plants. In addition various beautiful butterflies and rare insects, the garden can boast a rich collection of tropical flowers. There is also a beautiful pond with rare species of turtles here.
Phuket Phuket Seashell Museum is certainly worth visiting; it is one of the most famous and most visited cultural venues of the island. The exposition of the museum has more than 2,000 exhibits; the age of some shells is millions of years. The museum is private. It was opened over 40 years ago and has being constantly expanding its collection. There is an attractive gift shop on its territory, where you can buy some very interesting crafts made of shells.
Hundreds of attractive hotels offer their services to guests of Phuket; there are numerous upscale resorts here. There are luxurious hotels on the island, among which the first class resort … Open
The unique nature reserve, Khao Phra Thaeo National Park , can be found in the northern part of Phuket. The significant part of it is occupied by jungle; however, there are many interesting excursion routes. During a walk, besides rare species of plants and animals, the spectacular waterfall Bang Pae can be seen; it is the largest and most beautiful on the island. Curious tourists can visit Gibbon Rehabilitation Centre , which is open to public.
Phuket A vacation on Phuket promises to be an unforgettable one thanks to a great range of entertainments that are available to tourists. There are many interesting hiking trails on the island, and the trail to Monkey Mountain remains the most popular one. The name of this mountain describes its main peculiarity – an incredible number of monkeys lives there. Many tourists cannot reach the top of the mountain simply because the animals are absolutely not scared of people and like to disturb visitors.
Phuket beaches are incredibly attractive and diverse. There are both calm beaches suitable for families with young children and parts of the coast with high waves that appeal to surfers. One … Open
Vacationers craving for more peaceful entertainment should go to Town on Sunday in order to visit the local fair trade. Various outlets offer many popular national delicacies that visitors are welcome to try and buy. The fair trade is also famous for a fantastic selection of different pastries.
Phuket is an island of gorgeous beaches that are perfect for trouble-free sunbathing and active recreation. Mai Khao Beach has a special status. It has an interesting peculiarity – there is a runway of the local airport. While enjoying peaceful sunbathing, tourists can see how gorgeous airplanes fly above them. Phuket is also famous for its high-class trading centers, with SuperChip being one of the most famous and popular with tourists.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Phuket Region
♥   Shopping area ' Patong Beach Road' Patong, 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Phuket Region
♥   National Park 'Khao Phra Thaeo' , 11.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Marine National Park 'Khao Lam Pi - Had Thai Muang' , 58.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Khao Phanom Bencha' , 69.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Marine National Park 'Khao Lak-Lam Ru' , 77 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Klong Phanom' , 93.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Phra Nang Beach

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Many of Thailand's most romantic beaches are famous for its Thaiwand Wall rock. It has a height of about 150 meters and is washed by sea from all sides. The steep rock attracts fans of mountaineering from all over the world. The length of the beach of Phra-Nang is about 500 meters, so it will not be difficult to find a place for a relaxing holiday on its territory. The easiest way to get to a secluded stretch of coast from the nearby West Raleigh beach is by hiring a boat. … Read further
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