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Must See in Patong?

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Must See in Patong?

My bf and I are traveling to Phuket at the end of March. We are staying at a resort not too far from Patong, and we definitely want to check out the city.

Any recommendations for things to do during the day, places to eat, shop etc? Anything fun is welcome =)


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1. Re: Must See in Patong?

Actually, depends on your poison.

The rowdy sin street of Sol Bangla is usually the attraction in Patong, filled with all manner of bars - empty bars, bars with live bands, bars with pole dancing girls, bars with pole dancing girls who were formerly boys, discos, pubs all manner of strange characters.

You also get to learn Thai-English phrases like - "where you come from?", "where you stay?", "what your name?" ..etc

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2. Re: Must See in Patong?

That is about 1% of Phuket.

There is much to see and do. Check the FAQs on the right hand side.

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3. Re: Must See in Patong?

Just head to Patong and have a walk around, stop in one of the 1000s of bars and have a people watch.

Shopping In Jungcelyon, Otop Markets, Check out Nickys Handle Bar ( great bar themed on Harleys, even the rooms have bikes in them, then theres the Ferrari and Lamborghini) also a great place for a meal and a few cold ones, the Panang Pizza is fantastic

Phuket Town is more what you would call the City, Patong is the biggest of the beach locations for tourists, but lots of fun


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4. Re: Must See in Patong?

Patong is certainly not a city, and you can walk from one end of the beach to there in 30mins. There are not really things to see there, as it is more bars, restuarants, shops and stalls, plus the very modern Jungceylon Mall. It is as the others say a fun place.

There are so many more beaches and sites in and round Phuket you might find this link useful tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g293920-Activi…

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5. Re: Must See in Patong?

Your hotel might have an activities person who can organise things to do and see... But an idea of things we enjoyed were :

A day trek where we rode elephants, watched a monkey show, a snake show, cooking class and lunch and saw water buffalos.

We went to tiger kingdom which was a massive highlight for us Aussies.

We went to the simon Caberet show.

Spent a night on bangla rd.... Was awesome!!!

But just lazing on the beach was my fav thing.... So relaxing!!

The parasailing on patong beach looked like loads of fun and plan on doing that next trip.

The temples are on our list also.

Ooh and also fantasea. That will happen next trip too.

Have a wonderful trip! Phuket is honestly so much fun...

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6. Re: Must See in Patong?

If you want to go to any shows, tours, etc. don't ask your hotel. They will sell them to you at the RRP. Buy instead from the little booths around Phuket. We were a bit anxious that we would get ripped off, but we went on tours, shows, etc at *much* reduced prices. I loved the Simon Cabaret. Sitting on a stool at a bar in Bangla Road watching the passing parade is good too. A foot massage (or full body massage) in the basement at Jungceylong is heaven

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7. Re: Must See in Patong?

Check out http://www.cathyandgarystravelpages.com

Fantastic information on many places to eat and things to see/do

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10. Re: Must See in Patong?

Tiger Kingdom and Elephant Trekking where the highlights of me n my wifes trip a few weeks ago.

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