Wednesday, October 08, 2008

The Top 8 Phuket Attractions Every Traveler Should Visit

The Top 8 Phuket Attractions Every Traveler Should Visit

The Top 8 Phuket Attractions Every Traveler Should Visit
By James Bukovsky

Phuket is one of the most popular travel destinations in Asia. Phuket has a lot to offer its visitors. There are a large number of excellent Phuket attractions which travelers can visit during their stay on this Thai holiday island. There are many wonderful attractions and activities on Phuket for both the young and old.

Tourists planning their first trip to Phuket should definitely plan to visit the top 8 Phuket attractions which have been listed down below.

  • Phuket Fantasea

If you enjoy visiting shows then no visit to Phuket can be complete without having been to the Phuket Fantasea show. This ever so popular Phuket attraction is located in the village of Kamala and offers a show which includes wild animals, amazing visual effects and spectacular acrobats.

  • Simon Cabaret Show

A wonderful Phuket attraction which any member of the family can visit is the Simon Cabaret Show located just on the outskirts of Patong which is the most popular Phuket beaches. This wonderful cabaret show performed by gracious Thai lady boys will be the highlight of your stay on Phuket.

  • Bangla Road

The nightlife of Phuket is famous around the world and is one of the main attractions for many travelers visiting Phuket. If you want to experience the Phuket nightlife at its best, then be sure to plan an evening visit to Bangla road in Patong.

  • Wat Chalong
Thailand is a Buddhist country and there are many impressive temples located throughout the country. The largest and most popular temple on Phuket is Wat Chalong which is located in the Southern section of the island.

  • Muay Thai
Muay Thai is a form of martial art which originates from Thailand. If you have never been to a Thai boxing fight then be sure to visit one of the Muay Thai fights which are organized regularly in both Patong as well as Phuket town.

  • Phromthep Cape
Phuket is well known for its spectacular sunsets and the best place to enjoy one of these sunsets during your stay on Phuket is at the Phromthep Cape. This ever so popular Phuket attraction is located between Kata and Rawaii.

  • Big Buddha Statue
One of the newest Phuket attractions is the Big Buddha Statue which is located on the top of a large hill overlooking the island and the Andaman Sea. The Big Buddha statue on Phuket is over 45 meters in height and cost nearly 1 million dollars to build.

  • Diving in the Andaman Sea
Phuket is a world class diving destination and the Andaman Sea offers the ideal diving destination. If you have never done any diving before then what better time to get your PADI certificate then during your vacation on Phuket.

James is currently living on Phuket and is working on a number of projects. If you are looking for information about Phuket then be sure to visit his Phuket guide where you can also find additional information about Phuket activities.

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