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Phuket Highlights & Cultural Show
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Enjoy an exciting and comprehensive taste of the rich and colorful culture of Phuket.
Begin with a scenic drive to Wat Chalong, the largest and the most strikingly ornamented of Phuket's 29 Buddhist temples. Its intriguing history features a monk believed to have formidable healing powers. To this day, Thais from all over the country flock to Wat Chalong to pay homage to the monk and regain their physical and spiritual powers.
Visit the Phuket Thai Village located on an old tin mine site with a tranquil lakeside setting. During an elaborate performance, you will be charmed by Thai Classical Dances, with performers dressed in opulent costumes and intricate head pieces made of sparkling gold and colored stones. The drumming of the thaporn or Thai drum, and the sweet melodies of the Phee, a Thai flute, will carry you further into the past. Enjoy a thrill to the complex style of Thai boxing.
Drive to Phuket old town and take a walk on Thalang Road, the old part of town. See the old Sino-colonial buildings which make up this part of town and are stunning example of typically “Old Phuket” Architecture. Here you will also find a variety of shops selling all sorts of goods, from sports equipment to traditional medicine, restaurants and bars.
You will also stop at a souvenir shop before return to the ship.
Need to Know:
Note: Actual tour duration is dependent of traffic conditions, which can be heavy at peak times.As tour visits places of worship, please wear non-revealing, conservative attire that covers knees and shoulders. Shoes must be removed when visiting temples.
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Scenic & City Tours
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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