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Tai Zun Aun – The legendary blacksmith shop on Dibuk Road

Tai Zun Aun on Dibuk Road stands out from other buildings in the area as most other houses have been renovated and in some ways reflect the modern era but this house is unique. If you take a peek in from the outside, you’ll see genuine tools from a bygone era and a big old fireplace with a stove. You’ll also see a shirtless man striking hot iron on with a hammer. This is Tai Zun Aun – the last blacksmith shop in Phuket Town. Dibuk Road used to be a famous thoroughfare for blacksmiths during Phuket’s tin-mining era and this last survivor is run by Mr. Manu Lohlohakarn or ‘Uncle Po’.

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