Here is a List of Top 5 Attractions in Phuket for Your Holiday

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If you are planning to take your vacation in Phuket, Thailand, make sure to make the most of it, as there is a plethora of great attractions and things to do here in this vibrant island environment. Phuket is a city renowned for its entertainment and its dining, but for enthusiastic travellers looking for some great sightseeing options, here are five of Phuket's most desired attractions.

1. Phuket Viewpoints – the city has a number of viewpoints that offer travellers beautiful panoramic views. These views include the Nai Harn viewpoint that is home to the picturesque Phromthep Cape where spectacular islands can be seen in abundance. Other viewpoints such as the Windmill, Kata, Plub Pla, Radar Hill, Patong Hill and Panwa viewpoints are also noteworthy places for a day of exploring.

2. Old Phuket Town – One of the city's most treasured areas, the old town possesses a rich heritage and culture. Travellers to the old town will be able to find an array of beautifully conserved "shophouses", printing shops, public museums, restaurants and charming cafes. At the town travellers can also enjoy its shopping options as a variety of shops are sprinkled around, selling herbs and handicrafts.

3. Wat Chalong – Among Phuket's leading tourist destinations, Wat Chalong is home to some of Thailand's renowned Buddhist temples. Another attraction situated in the premises of the Wat Chalong is the prestigious statue known as the Poh Than Jao Wat. Other attractions here include the statue of Luang Poh Cham, Luang Poh Gleum and Luang Poh Chuan.

4. Phuket Waterfalls – there are a number of Phuket waterfalls in the island and most of these are situated in the east side of Phuket. Travellers looking for a serene holiday can explore the beautiful Kathu Waterfall, Ao Yon Waterfall, Ton Sai Waterfall and the Bang Pae Waterfall (also known as Phuket's biggest waterfall).

5. Phuket Big Buddha – renowned as one of the island's most revered landmarks, the statue of the Big Buddha is perched atop of Nakkerd Hills and is 45 metres high.  The statue of the Buddha was carved using natural Burmese marble and it is known as a symbol of hope in the country.

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This article was published on 2010/12/30