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Phuket Destination Guide

Delve into Phuket in Thailand

Phuket in the region of Phuket Province with its 89,072 residents is a city in Thailand - some 429 mi or ( 691 km ) South of Bangkok , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Phuket

Current time in Phuket is now 06:02 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Bangkok " with a UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Wiang Sa, Trang, Thalang, Surat Thani, and Phunphin. While being here, make sure to check out Wiang Sa . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Phuket ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Cruisin in the Truck, Phuket Town, Thailand. 6th Jan 2010.

4:45 min by jrbazil
Views: 9306 Rating: 4.97

Cruisin in the truck in busy Phuket Town on a rainy day. www.jrbazil.com Cam Sony XR500 Edit: Sony Vegas ..

'Pig-tailed Macaque' Monkeys, Phuket Town, Thailand. [Not blocked]

2:14 min by jrbazil
Views: 2162 Rating: 4.67

[The original version of this video was blocked in many countries due to using the track, John Williams - Cantina Band. This version has the audio swapped and is now not blocked, available in all coun ..


2009 Old Phuket Town festival & Chinese New Year highlights

6:33 min by AndamanNews
Views: 2086 Rating: 5.00

If you are in Phuket tonight you can still experience the valued past, history and culture of old Phuket town where the majority are Chinese descendants, at a festival which started on Saturday and en ..

มนต์เสน่ห์แห่งภูเก็ต (ภาษาไทย)

19:46 min by arun2552
Views: 1949 Rating: 5.00

วีดีทัศน์ "มนต์เสน่ห์แห่งภูเก็ต" (ภาษาไทย) จัดทำ พฤษภาคม 2553 โดย งานพัฒนาและส่งเสริมการท่องเที่ยว สำนักปลัดเทศบาล เทศบาลนครภูเก็ต โทร. 076-214306 ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Phuket Province

Phuket, formerly known as Thalang (Tha-Laang) and, in Western sources, Junk Ceylon (a corruption of the Malay Tanjung Salang, i.e. "Cape Salang"), is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are (from north clockwise) Phang Nga and Krabi, but as Phuket is an island it has no land boundaries. Phuket, which is approximately the size of Singapore, is Thailand’s largest island. The island is connected to mainland Thailand by two bridges.

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Located at 7.89 98.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Islands of Thailand, Phuket Province, Provinces of Thailand

Phuket (city)

Phuket is a city located in the southeast of Phuket Island, Thailand. It is the capital of the Phuket Province, covering all of the island. As of 2007 the city has a population of 75,573 people. It covers the subdistricts Talat Yai and Talat Nuea of Mueang Phuket district.

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Located at 7.89 98.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in Phuket Province

Surakul Stadium

Surakul Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Phuket Province, Thailand. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 15,000 and was built in 1959. The stadium co-hosted the 2008 AFF Suzuki Cup. The use of the Surakul Stadium for this tournament had to be hastily arranged. Stadiums in Bangkok were intended to be used but because of the airport takeovers in Bangkok by the PAD the AFF in consultation with the FAT decided to switch venues.

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Located at 7.89 98.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1959 establishments in Thailand, Buildings and structures in Phuket Province, Event venues established in 1959, Football venues in Thailand, Multi-purpose stadiums in Thailand

HMS Stoic (P231)

HMS Stoic was an S class submarine of the Royal Navy, and part of the Third Group built of that class. She was built by Cammell Laird and launched on April 9, 1943. So far she has been the only ship of the Royal Navy to bear the name Stoic.

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Located at 7.90 98.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: 1943 ships, British S-class submarines (1931), World War II submarines of the United Kingdom

Wat Chalong

The most important of the 29 buddhist temples of Phuket is Wat Chalong (Thai: วัดฉลอง or วัดไชยธาราราม), located in the tambon Chalong, Mueang Phuket district. It is dedicated to two highly venerable monks, Luang Pho Chaem (หลวงพ่อแช่ม) and Luang Pho Chuang (หลวงพ่อช่วง), who with their knowledge of herbal medicine helped the injured of a tin miners rebellion in 1876.

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Located at 7.85 98.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Phuket Province

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Phuket