Phuket Town, the capital of Thailand’s popular Phuket Province, offers its own unique, not-to-be-missed Phuket Town attractions, such as Old Town’s Thalang Road.
Novotel Phuket City Phokeethra Shares the Best of Phuket Town Attractions
Novotel Phuket City Phokeethra, in central Phuket Town, is ideal for exploring local attractions. Discover exotic regional and international restaurants, the markets of Phuket Old Town for delicious street food and traditional handicrafts, or gleaming new shopping complexes offering brand name fashions.
Thalang Road is the heart of Sino-Portuguese Phuket, where East and West blend into a hybrid style nowadays found in only a few locations in Asia. Phuket Town attractions include museums, mansions, and both Buddhist and Chinese temples and shrines. It is also easy to visit the islands and beaches of Phang Nga Bay and the Andaman Sea.
Experience Thalang Road: The Heart of Sino-Portuguese Phuket
Old Town’s quintessential Thalang Road is within easy walking distance of Novotel Phuket City Phokeethra and at the heart of Sino-Portuguese Phuket.
This historical avenue is lined with quaint boutiques, charming restaurants and souvenir shops, all in traditional Sino-Portuguese style shop houses. On Sunday evenings, Thalang Road becomes a “walking street” with a thriving night market. Discover Southern Thai cuisine street food, traditional local handicrafts and many varieties of live entertainment, from traditional dance and theatre to modern music and performance art. Soi Romanee, Thalang Road’s only side street, is a colorful and photogenic alley with more shops, bars, cafes, eateries and guesthouses.
“Phuket Town Hotels, Phuket Town Restaurants, Phuket Old Town Markets”
On southern Thailand’s beautiful island of Phuket, on the Andaman Sea coast, Novotel Phuket City Phokeethra provides 180 stylishly appointed rooms and suites with a variety of amazing views. Its all-day restaurant, Amor, features delicious international cuisine and a central location on Chanajaroen Road makes it a great base for exploring the city.
With a reputation as Thailand’s Gourmet City, Phuket Town restaurants cater to all tastes and budgets. Sample fresh seafood, Thai cuisine and Southern specialties from street stalls, shop houses or in elegant restaurants, as well as cuisines from around the world. And a stroll down Thalang Road’s Sunday evening Old Town night market, open 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, is great for delectable street food. The Phuket Weekend Market on Wirat Hong Yok Road is another Phuket Old Town market, open 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Things to Do in Phuket
Phuket Island is one of the most beautiful locations in Asia. Phuket Town, its capital, offers the best dining options. The flavors of Thailand, India, China and Malaysia blend to create a unique cuisine of the island’s own. Phuket Town also offers the island’s best shopping, in Phuket Old Town markets with their street food and handmade souvenirs and in the glamour of Central Festival, Phuket’s largest shopping mall.
On Phuket’s scenic beaches enjoy sun and surf, fresh seafood and cool refreshments while you are pampered by a traditional massage on the beach. The crystal clear waters of the Andaman Sea offer excellent swimming, diving and boating. Soar through the trees on a zip line or seek out the island’s wildlife in the jungle interior. When evening comes, find the perfect spot to view the splendid Phuket sunset.