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Phuket Town

Old Buildings in the Sino-Portuguese style mixed with modern constructions form the unique identity of the town Phuket.

Khao Rang (Phuket View Point), a low hill near the town centre, is an excellent place to view the beautiful scene of the town, especially on a full-moon night. Several restaurants are located here.

Saphan Hin Mining Monument It was built in 1978 to commemorate the first metal ore-dredger used in Thailand, introduced by Australian Captain Edward Thomasmile in 1909. With the large ground in this area and shady pine trees, it is frequented by townspeople.

Phuket Butterfly Garden & Insectarium is a wonderful place to view plenty of butterflies of different species, numerous insects and rare insects and reptiles.

Phuket Zoo, you can get a close encounter with an amazing range of animals like crocodiles, camels, tigers, ostriches, emus, and other rare birds. There are also crocodile wrestling, elephant and monkey shows. Open daily 08:30 - 18:00.

Phuket Orchid Garden & Thai Village, Visitors will be charmed by elephants at work, handicraft shops and workshops, demonstrations of tin mining and rubber manufacture, cultural shows and an exhibition of exotic varieties of orchids.