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Vegetarian Festival Phuket

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Don't forget your mask!

My partner and I watched the final night parade from the safety of a bar. Basically, people... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2017
Zoe H
Dramatic & Engaging

I accidentally encountered the Vegetarian Festival when I was in downtown Phuket, not having known... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2016
Lesly D
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2 weeks ago
“Cool mall”
May 22, 2017
“The biggest vegetarian festival in Thailand”
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Celebrated over 9 days in October, this Chinese festival dictates a strict vegetarian diet and period of abstinence whilst locals pray to the Nine Emperor Gods. Dressed in white, it is a time for the purification of both body and mind, and a time to...more
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Ranong Road,Talat Nuea, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This mall is a massive collection spanning both sides of the road and is extremely clean and comfortable. There are lots of sit down restaurants and a full supermarket. Also has a multi screen cinema with a VIP theater. The normal range of stores also....More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

This is the biggest vegetarian festival in Thailand. You cannot find normal food but vegetarian in town unless you get into food court in shopping malls.

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Reviewed January 17, 2017

My partner and I watched the final night parade from the safety of a bar. Basically, people dressed in white carry small floats and everyone tries to get their firecrackers into the floats. It was insane and one of the highlights of Phuket. Be warned...More

2  Thank Zoe H
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

A great festivity for sure, a bit to much people tho. The food is great, a lot of different kinds of food made vegetarian just for the occasion. The week ends with people shooting fireworks all over the inner parts of town, that was as...More

Thank PhuketKarl
Reviewed November 24, 2016

I accidentally encountered the Vegetarian Festival when I was in downtown Phuket, not having known about it before hand. It was quite the experience seeing all the people in white with a huge line of floats coming by. A big part of the tradition is...More

Thank Lesly D
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Must come and see. A great vegetarian festival in Thailand. Most or nearly all of local people avoid from eating all meats, preying for peaceful,healthy and happy. There are a lot of activities during 10 days of vegetarian festival that you may not see from...More

1  Thank Anne S
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We had a great time watching the festival. It is definitely not for the faint of heart, but it was so cool to see this amazing local tradition.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed October 10, 2016

You get vegeterian food near all 24 shrines in Phuket. but really worth to see are the almost daily processions in Phuket town. swords, knives and other things in the face, tongs and, and .... the dates of this festival depend on the moon calender....2016:...More

Thank Sepp H
Reviewed October 8, 2016

No matter if you are vegetarian or not, this is a unique opportunity to learn of local traditions, culture and...last but not least...eat incredibly delicious locally made and also locally produced vegetarian meals!

Thank Romacoach
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Every year Phuketian celebrating good merit and most of people will wear white eat vegan. Jui Tui is another famous place must be, a lot of food shops to choose and try and we able save a lot of life who live at the end...More

1  Thank Krittaya P
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