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  A short view of the market
by Tina-Perth
  • A short view of the market - Phuket
      A short view of the market
    by Tina-Perth
  • Phuket Town Night Markets - Phuket
  • Phuket Town Night Markets - Phuket
  • Phuket Town Night Markets - Phuket

I have visited these markets three times now and I have thoroughly enjoyed them each time. The people I have taken with me (including guys who hate markets) have all loved the experience and are eager to return - two of them have even said they could happily visit these markets nightly!!

The markets are predominantly VERY fresh fruit, vegetables, seafood, pork and tasty, varied food. There are also dried foods such as spices and fish. So many kinds of food at bargain prices. The foods are really interesting as well as absolutely delicious!

Make sure you don't eat before you visit as it is a great way to eat dinner. Most food goes for about 10 baht per serve. The best time to visit is from around 5.00-7.30pm. There is a later-night market on Ranong Road itself from around 9.00pm. Day markets also run from this area with more of the clothing.

It is a great place to see the locals' way of life in Phuket. Some of the more interesting choices are; deep fried cockroaches and chickens bottoms on skewers. There are butchered frogs for sale along with a few other less palatable choices.

Address: Ranong Road, Phuket Town
Directions: The night markets are situated off Ranong Road and along Soi Downtown. The day markets are along Ranong Road, not far from the fountain roundabout.

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  • Updated Jun 4, 2005
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