Landmarks Island’s most important and revered landmarks

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PHROMTHEP CAPE
With its high cliffs and breathtaking scenery attracts crowds

With its high cliffs and breathtaking scenery attracts crowds in large numbers makes Phromthep Cape becomes one of the most famous landmarks of Phuket. it offers dramatic, spectacular views of the ocean especially during sunrise and sunset. There is also a lighthouse at the cape, which has on display a number of historical artifacts.

Opening Hours Daily from 08:00 19:30
(Locate : 7.951933, 98.338088)
Where / How to get there: The road leading up to the Big Buddha is off Chao Fa Road East near Chalong Turn down Soi Yodsane and simply follow the indications for the next six kilometres up the hill. You can’t miss it.


KARON VIEW POINT
Panwa Viewpoint

Khao Khad Views Tower (Panwa Viewpoint ) has full 360-degree views out over southern and eastern Phuket. Located on the way out to Cape Panwa, it‘s not a busy spot like Cape Promthep or Big Buddha but is every bit as spectacular. There is ample parking here as well as cafes and shops. The stairs are a bit of a climb but it’s more than worth it once you’re at the top as the views of Southern Phuket are immensely rewarding.

Opening Hours Daily
(Locate : 7.951933, 98.338088)
Where / How to get there : Located between Nai Ham and Kata Noi beaches


PHUKET BIG BUDDHA
island’s most important and revered landmarks

Phuket Big Buddha is one of the island’s most important and revered landmarks. The huge image sits on top of the Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata. Known among Thais as the Phra Puttamingmongkol Akenakkiri Buddha in full, it is 25 meters across at the base. The whole body is layered with beautiful white Burmese marble that shines in the sun. making it a natural symbol of hope. The views. and the actual image itself are all breathtaking.

Opening Hours Daily from 08:00 -19:30
(Locate : 7.951933. 98.338088)

Where / How to get there: The road leading up to the Big Buddha is off Chao Fa Road East near Chalong. Turn down Soi Yodsane and simply follow the indications for the next six kilometres up the hill. You can’t miss it.

What to Wear: Avoid beachwear. short skirts and T-shirts with offensive texts or images. If you feel you have dressed a little too daringly fora religious site you can always ask for a sarong to cover up with from the site centre, free of charge


Source : Leaflet
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