The historical and administrative center of Phuket traces its roots back centuries – first, to the early European traders and later to the Chinese immigrants who arrived here during the local tin mining boom of the 19th century. Today, Phuket Town continues to thrive as one of the island’s most authentic cultural areas, punctuated by magnificent architectural treasures, Chinese shrines, colorful open-air markets, and restaurants that serve some of Phuket’s most delicious local cuisines.
1. Marvelous Architecture
The distinctive ...