Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Phuket

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Phuket is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Phuket a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Phuket.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Phuket:

  1. Big Buddha

    #1 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Big Buddha

    Tags: Religious Site, View Point, Statue

    Address: Yot Sane 1, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The big Buddha of Phuket is a recent addition and an important landmark in the Phuket skyline. The remarkable thing about it is that it is visible form the whole of south Phuket. This extremely lavish...Read more

  2. Wat Chalong Temple

    #2 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Wat Chalong Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Wats are Buddhist Temples that are important and sacred places for the Buddhists in Thailand. The Wat Chalong is a very beautiful temple of this sort and is considered to be the most important of the ...Read more

  3. Wat Suwan Khiri Wong

    #3 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Wat Suwan Khiri Wong

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Moo 1, Tambon Pa Tong, Amphoe Kathu, Phuket, 83150, 83150, Thailand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    It is strange that Patong, one of the biggest tourist traps on the island of Phuket, has one of the least tourist trappy temples. This beautiful temple has a somewhat wild feel, with overgrown plant l...Read more

  4. Royal Phuket Marina

    #4 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Royal Phuket Marina

    Tags: Architecture

    Address: Thepkasattri Rd, T. Kohkaew, A. Muang, Phuket 83200, Thailand

    Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Apparently it cost US$25 million to build this upscale marina of 350 berths for boats on Phuket’s eastern seaboard. And every cent shows luxury waterfront villas, gourmet markets, upscale bars a...Read more

  5. Wat Suwan Khiri Khet

    #5 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Wat Suwan Khiri Khet

    Tags: Temple, Statue

    Address: Karon, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83100, Thailand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Not far from Karon Beach is a rather attractive temple complex. It is an elegant layout, with two great green dragons called Naga encircling the compound. The doors and windows of the temple building ...Read more

  6. Wat Phra Thong

    #6 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Wat Phra Thong

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Statue

    Address: Thep Kasattri, Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    This is not a very impressive-looking temple from the outside. But when it has a gigantic half-buried statue of a golden Buddha, a temple doesn’t have to be impressive from the outside. There is...Read more

  7. Thai Hua Museum

    #7 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Thai Hua Museum

    Tags: Museum, Architecture , Courtyard

    Address: Talat Nuea, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Once upon a time this used to be a Chinese School, now it is one of the best museums on the island that occasionally also serves as an event space. The museum building is of Sino Portuguese architectu...Read more

  8. Wat Khao Rang

    #8 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Wat Khao Rang

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Hill

    Address: Mueang Phuket, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This Temple is famous for two things. One of them is the statue of the sitting Gordon footer which is allegedly the first such statue on the island. The second is the origin story of the the 19th cent...Read more

  9. Wat Phra Nang Sang

    #9 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Wat Phra Nang Sang Image

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Thep Kasattri, Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This Temple looks remarkable and also has a nice story. Once Upon a Time the wife of the city's ruler was accused of having an affair. Before her punishment she requested to travel to Sri Lanka. She b...Read more

  10. Gurdwara Sahib

    #10 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Gurdwara Sahib

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: Gurdwara Siri Guru Singh Sabha Phuket (Wat Sikh), Talat Yai, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The island of Phuket is quite the melting pot of a variety of cultures. While people usually know about the Buddhist, Muslim or Chinese culture of the island, few people realize there is also a Sikh t...Read more

  11. Soul Of Asia

    #11 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Soul Of Asia

    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: Choeng Thale, Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Mixing western modernist art (Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali and Picasso), with the works of Chinese and Vietnamese artist, this 700 meters square art gallery and antique store has been doing steady busin...Read more

  12. Kua Tian Keng Sapan Hin Shrine

    #12 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Kua Tian Keng Sapan Hin Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site, Statue

    Address: Kua Tian Keng Sapan Hin Shrine, Wichit, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is the only shrine on the island that is almost directly on the sea. And as such, it has special purpose. This is supposed to be the departure point of the gods and deities who have come down to ...Read more

  13. Wat Wichit Sangkaram

    #13 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Wat Wichit Sangkaram

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Talat Yai, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This temple’s location on the edge of Phuket town means it received much less attention from tourists as it should. The locals more than make up for that though. It is a tiered structure, built ...Read more

  14. Tha Rua Shrine

    #14 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Tha Rua Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site

    Address: Tha Rua Shrine, Si Sunthon, Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Once upon a time this used to be a tiny shrine. But now it has been made much bigger and expanded. It's most striking features are the red, gold and green dragons guarding its entrances. On its terrac...Read more

  15. Srisoonthorn Temple

    #15 of 16 Art and Cultural Attractions in Phuket
    Srisoonthorn Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: 20/4 Thepkrasattri Rd, Tambon Si Sunthon, Amphoe Thalang, Chang Wat Phuket 83110, Thailand

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Around 5 kilometers north of Heroine’s monument, the reason for stopping by this otherwise obscure temple will become quite clear. Where else are you going to find a giant, 29 meter high golden ...Read more

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