Visit The Memory at On On Hotel
On On, constructed in 1929, is the oldest hotel established on Phuket island and vouched for the age of tin-mining. It is also one of the cheapest hotels of Phuket, despite the luxurious services they provide like private rooms, shuttle service, laundry, etc. which makes it totally value-for-money.
Location: 19 Phangnga Road, Tambon Talat Yai, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Eat at Tunk-Ka Cafe
Due to its altitude, the weather here is amazing and usually breezy, topping up with its three separate terraces embedded with large trees, the place is always cool. The extensive menu here offers a huge variety of delicious Thai food along with the view of the Big Buddha statue. When visiting here, having lunch here with your friends and family should be one of the things to do in Phuket.
Location: Khosambi Road, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timings: Daily from 11AM to 9PM
Explore Thai Hua Museum
But fortunately enough, Kusonsongkhroh Foundation came and realised the potential of this exquisite, empty building and transformed it into a big display of art and crafts. There are also more than a couple of dozen exhibition rooms in this architecture, offering an extensive range of short films in both Chinese and Thai, available with English subtitles. If learning about Thai tradition is one of the things to do in Phuket list, you can learn a lot about Phuket’s traditional rites as well as its history of tin-mining years.
Location: 28 Krabi, Tambon Talat Nuea, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timings: Daily from 9AM to 5PM
Explore Phuket Town Historical Centre
It also plays a commercial hub for the city with 2 major markets held on the Ranong Road. Phuket walking street is a night event held every sunday with musical performances and gift stalls that attract thousands of visitors all over the country. You can easily spend 2-3 hours hiking in this area with your family and enjoy the weather.
Location: Phuket Old Town, Muang, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timings: Open 24X7
Visit Phuket Town Photo Gallery
The art gallery displays the artwork of the eponymous Pab Khean, so if you are an admirer of his work then you must pay a visit to this place. Pondering about what things to do in Phuket? You can enroll yourself in art and painting classes which are available on special requests. As there is no better way to attain appreciation for modern Thai art, than indulging yourself right into it.
Location: Thepkasattri Road (Theawnam), Talad Yai, A. Muang, Phuket 83000 Thailand
Timings: Mon-Fri: 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Take a stroll at Phang Nga Road
If you get the opportunity to visit this town, one of the things to do in Phuket is walk in these serene streets, you must definitely gaze at the splendid renovated infrastructures and museums. Phang Nga is one of the 5 major sois (narrow lanes) of Phuket Old Town with a great European influence, and cute sweetshops and art galleries clearly visible in the streets.
Location: Tambon Talat Yai, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timings: Open 24X7
Dine in luxury at Tu Kab Khao
It offers over 100 different items in the menu and a traditional Penang style decoration creating an ambient atmosphere within the restaurant. Enjoying their famous Pomelo salad with live old western songs in the background in a villa-like eatery, is an experience to die for. As luxe as it sounds, it is a relatively cheaper restaurant compared to the other restaurants in Phuket Old town.
Location: 8 Phangnga Road, Tambon Talat Yai, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timings: Daily 11:30AM to 9:45PM
Feel at peace in Jui Tui Shrine
Jui Tui shrine is famous for monks who help you predict your future, with a bamboo stick and fortune sticks. So, if you wish to know how prosperous your future is going to be, you must add it to your list of things to do in Phuket.
Location: 283 Soi Phutorn, Tambon Talat Nuea, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timings: Daily 8AM to 8:30PM
Witness Chinpracha House
This mansion has also been featured in some Hollywood movies like 'Young Indiana Jones' and 'Heaven and Earth'. Built in 1903, Chinpracha House still holds to its original reins and did not need renovation of any sort, giving it a vintage charm. It is a fusion of a classic museum and an assemblage of personal collectibles over a long period of time.
Location: 98 Krabi, Talat Nuea, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timings: Daily 9AM to 4:30PM
Eat at Gallery Cafe
Also, their breads are freshly baked in-house along with a variety of blended coffee beans. They provide a customer-friendly environment with outdoor space for dogs as well as kids' playful arena.
Location: 19 Yaowarat Road Rawai, Talat Yai, Phuket Town, Phuket 83100 Thailand
Timings: Daily 8AM to 5PM