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Address: 1/77 Moo 5, Chalong, Phuket Town, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Phone Number: 76 521 560
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choosing to get there was a great idea. You experience the real thai market, which is full of different odours :) The worst part for us was the meat section, oooh really really... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2012
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Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Do not shop at this store!! Spending money here is supporting extreme animal cruelty. An innocent baby elephant is on an extremely short chain, on hot concrete, with no water in front of this store every day. What sort of life is this? This baby is so young it should still be suckling from its mother. It is clearly distressed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Why would anyone support a business that tortures baby elephants? It was so heartbreaking to see a baby elephant chained up with wounds from those very chains. He is so young and should still be nursing from his mother. How shameful.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

who wants to see a poor baby elephant who is clearly in distress and has obvious puncture scars?!?! The way this country treats its elephants is appalling!!! Anyone that visits and takes pictures of any baby elephant or takes an elephant ride in this country is contributing to this abuse. These people ripped this baby from its mother and keep... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I am anti this store for many reasons. For one they sell cobra, stingray, crocodile, and elephant leather. They also support the use of a baby elephant as a prop for tourists, which is illegal in Thailand. The manager of the store, a Ukrainian woman, knows nothing about the care and feeding of an elephant. She thinks it is fine... More 

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Tumba, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Outside this store you will find a two year old elephant baby stripped from her mother, forced to do tricks for tourists. "Pinky" is a wild animal, but everyday she is put on an incredibly short chain outside of a souvenir shop in Phuket, Thailand for hours on end for human entertainment. "Pinky" should still be nursing for one or... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Any decent human being should be ashamed to patronize this establishment. They keep a baby elephant chained in there as a gimmick. And they advertise that they sell products made from elephant skin. These are horrible horrible business owners.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I read a lot about it and thought it is a place to visit. But it was a big disappointment. Local market are much better especially if you are good at bargaining. This place has not good quality and I doubt about cheap price some times. So it is better to buy present somewhere in local places like Friday market... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I have visited Phuket four times and this is a must do place for souvienirs. This place is air conditioned, very clean, and not to mention cheap.... There is no haggling or barter here, everything is marked with a price and you can shop in comfort without any hassles. They sell everything from wooden elephants to fridge magnets, fan, spoons... More 

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Slovakia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

choosing to get there was a great idea. You experience the real thai market, which is full of different odours :) The worst part for us was the meat section, oooh really really bad for european´s eyes. But otherwise you can buy some traditional peppers or buy delicious fruit and vegetable.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Decently priced. Urge you to take a benchmark from this market for souvenirs and go out and negotiate on the street. Get an idea of prices from this market and use the knowledge on the streets. This strategy works well in Phuket. You will have fun.

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