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Northern Route

Monument of the Two Heroines, the monument comprises two statues of women, the two heroine sisters of Phuket who courageously rallied islanders to repel Burmese invaders in 1785.

Thalang National Museum, built in a southern architectural style, the museum exhibits the way of life, culture and history of Phuket and the South. Open every day except national holidays, 9:00 - 16:00.

Wat Phra Nang Sang, this old temple enshrines 3 historically valued bronze heads of Buddha images, estimated to be over a thousand years old.

Wat Phra Thong, the temple enshrines a most revered Buddha image of Phuket called Phra Thong or the Gold Buddha. In the temple area is a museum exhibiting collections of historical objects.

Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Park is the only perfectly preserved rain forest abundant in flora and fauna in Phuket where people can encamp all year round.

Naithon Beach, backed by casuarina trees, this beach has a large open cove which serves as an excellent shelter from the wind and is suitable for swimming.

Naiyang Beach is an ideal place for swimming and snorkelling, and a good place to see sea turtles laying eggs from November to February.

Mai Khao Beach or Airport Beach, this 9km beach is the longest beach of Phuket. It is here that until recently giant sea turtles had lumbered ashore to lay eggs.