Following are the major attractions in Phuket:
Old Phuket Town
You can enjoy vibrant life in the city however, if you want to take a look at the traditional personality of the town, you should visit Old Phuket Town. This area is exact opposite of Phuket. While visiting Old Town, you would find yourself surrounded by historical buildings, temples and shrines. You will find both Buddhist and Chinese temples while taking a walk through the town. Quaint cafes are the best places to enjoy coffee and local snacks amidst peaceful ambience. Architecture lovers should take flights to Phuket and visit the old town which is home to Sino-Colonial Mansions. Most of the old structures are located in Thalang Road where you will find numerous shophouses selling handicrafts and Chinese Herbal Medicine.
Soi Bangla Nightlife
Nightlife is the major highlight of the city. There are several areas where you can feel the spree of Phuket nightlife. However, Soi Bangla is the place that always tops the charts whenever you talk about nightlife. As the sun goes down, Soi Bangla comes to life. This lively and vivid area is located in Patong Beach area. Youngsters from around the world take Phuket flights especially to drink unlimited beer and dance with girls all night long. Trance and electronic beats will compel you to shake your legs. You will find several go-go girls dancing around the poles. Wild discotheques are the best for those who love music with high volume, laser beams and blend of drink and dance.
Wat is a Buddhist temple. There are numerous Wats in Thailand. In Phuket, you will find around 30 Wats in addition to Hindu temples, Chinese shrines, churches and mosques. Wat Chalong is one of the most important Buddhist temples that you would find in Phuket. Number of Buddhist devotees takes flights to Phuket especially to pay homage to important Buddhist statue Poh than Jao Wat. The statue is strategically located in the old hall. In the same hall, you will find Nonsi statue. While walking around the premises, you will find Grand Pagoda. Take a walk through the Pagoda and you would come across incredible wall paintings.
Phuket FantaSea Show
If you are visiting the city with your family, Phuket FantaSea is a must see attraction. This is the biggest show, you'd find in the city. Kids love the synchronized dance of hundreds of elephants. The choreography features an amazing combination of traditions and fantasy. Trapeze artists are worth praising for their courage, skill and accuracy. Locals consider FantaSea show an ultimate cultural theme park. Another highlight is its buffets that are the biggest in entire Asia. If you want to play carnival like games, take cheap flights to Phuket and be a part of FantaSea Show.