When talking about Phuket Old Town, most people immediately think of Thalang Road. But the truth is there’s more to Phuket Town than that. One of the recommended roads in Phuket Town to explore beside Thalang Road is Dibuk Road. It runs parallel to Thalang and Krabi roads and features Sino-colonial architecture along both sides of the 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’.
Well … apologies to those who are still single during this month of love, especially seeing that Valentine’s Day is coming so soon. We’d still like to recommend the best photo spots for lovers in Phuket. Excuse us… Still, whether you’d like to take your lover for a day trip, for a pre-wedding, for a honeymoon or an anniversary shoot, we thought you might not want to miss these locations for a few ideal photo opportunities.
A major event during the Chinese New Year, the ‘Memory of Phuket Town Festival’ has been organized and celebrated for the past 18 years. It’s considered as a pivotal event by Phuket authorities to promote Phuket Old Town and its culture for younger generations and it also promotes Phuket’s economy and tourism industry. This year […]