Phuket Thaihua Museum
Blue Elephant Restaurant & Cookery School
Phuket’s newest culinary school is in the stunningly restored 1903 Sino-Portuguese–style Phra Phitak Chyn Pracha Mansion. There are a...
Phra Phitak Chyn Pracha Mansion
The namesake of this once abandoned, ochre-tinted mansion owned a number of tin mines in the early 20th century. The mansion sat forlorn...
Rinda Magical Art
Want to smile? Step inside this swirling mélange of whimsical surrealism. The 30-something owner artists are a joy to chat with. They...
Sanaeha is an upscale bohemian joint lit by seashell chandeliers, with plenty of dark corners where you can sip, snuggle, snack and dig...
There’s no sign, but Mi Han, the young matriarch of this old Sino-Portuguese house located at the dead end of tranquil Soi Soon Utis,...
Phuket Thaihua Museum information
Lonely Planet review
This museum, formerly a Chinese language school, is filled with photos and exhibits of Phuket’s history. There's also an overview of the building's history, which is a stunning combination of Chinese and European architectural styles, including Art Deco, Palladianism and a Chinese gable roof and stucco.