Places of Worship, Phuket, Phuket

Phuket is the pearl of Thailand. Many churches, temples, wats, religious monuments, and artifacts dot the city. These buildings have detailed architecture and bright colours, forming scenes that you’ll carry with you even after you have left Thailand. This self-guided tour will lead you to the most popular local places of worship. Be prepared to let their beauty inspire you.
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Places of Worship, Phuket Map

Guide Name: Places of Worship, Phuket
Guide Location: Thailand » Phuket (See other walking tours in Phuket)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 km
Author: irenes
Wat Thepkajonjit

1) Wat Thepkajonjit

Wat Thepkajonjit is a notable temple with a massive sitting Buddha statue outside. This large golden monument is impressive in both size and form. Locals as well as tourists visit the wat to see the Buddha and to become acquainted with Phuket’s religious side. The wat is a place of serenity and peace.
Thai Fellowship Church

2) Thai Fellowship Church

The Fellowship Church is an acclaimed place of worship with an ambiance of purity and peace. The church’s vision is to help people believe in themselves, in happiness, and in God. Its goal is to improve the community’s cultural and social development. Members welcome all visitors with love and respect. Flowers, candles, fruits, and decorative elements contribute to the church’s popularity as a spot for visitors.
Our Lady of Assumption

3) Our Lady of Assumption

The island has a few Catholic churches: Chapel of the Sacred Heart (Patong), Le Meridien (Karon Noi Beach), and Our Lady of the Assumption (Phuket). Though just a few in number, the churches’ influence is large. Masses are available in two languages, Thai and English. Sunday Mass in Thai takes place at 9 a.m. and Sunday Mass in English at 11 a.m. Services are not available on other days. A visit on Sunday morning, especially with your travel companions, will be an enjoyable stop for you.
Hope of God Phuket Church

4) Hope of God Phuket Church

The Hope of God Phuket Church is part of the Apostolic International Church Planting Movement- Hope of God International. Several churches of the Hope of God are in Phuket, with one located on one of the town’s central roads, Ratsada Soi. The church meets on the first floor of the Thavorn Hotel. Many people come to this Christian church to worship the Lord. The church’s staff and members firmly believe the Bible’s principles and revere them. This church offers you a quiet place with a holy atmosphere.
Wat Wichit Sangkaram

5) Wat Wichit Sangkaram

Among locals, Wat Wichit Sangkaram is known as Wat Kuan. It is a beautiful edifice worth visiting. Bright colours along with traditional architecture that is still impressive make this place a draw for tourists. Wat Wichit Sangkaram is a perfect example of history and traditions, culture and beliefs. Many religious ceremonies are held here, so you may have the opportunity to see one!
Wat Charoen Samanakit

6) Wat Charoen Samanakit

Wat Charoen Samanakit is located in the northern part of town, near the local prison. The temple is famous for its exterior architecture and peaceful interior. Candles, fruits, and flowers contribute to the wat’s calming atmosphere. The National Library Branch is also located here, where you can find a large collection of books. The branch was established in 1992. The wat is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is a memorable conclusion to your self-guided tour of religious places in Phuket.

Walking Tours in Phuket, Thailand

Create Your Own Walk in Phuket

Create Your Own Walk in Phuket

Creating your own self-guided walk in Phuket is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Rawai Self-Guided Tour, Phuket

Rawai Self-Guided Tour, Phuket

Rawai Beach, one of the most popular beaches of Phuket, is a choice place for vacation and rest. The beach’s white sands are soft under your feet, and the warm clear water is perfect for swimming. You can choose from Thai, European, and Mediterranean restaurants and bars when you wish to eat. You can also visit some unique cultural attractions. Take this self-guided tour to discover Rawai Beach at its best.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
Historic Sights of Phuket, Walking Tour

Historic Sights of Phuket, Walking Tour

As an independent country, Thailand is young, but the roots of its nation and traditions are deep and centuries-old. Phuket is an amazing city that offers diverse attractions and entertainment. Taking this walking tour will help you discover the town's best museums and historic landmarks.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Kammala Walking Tour

Kammala Walking Tour

Kammala is Phuket's paradise! White sand and pure water, clean beaches, a multitude of attractions and entertainment options, and the famous Fantasea theme park all await you. Take as much time as possible to explore Kammala. If you find your time limited, this walking tour will help you discover Kammala's main attractions.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
Chalong Self-Guided Tour, Phuket

Chalong Self-Guided Tour, Phuket

The coast's largest bay, as well as of the entire Phuket Island, is Chalong. From an entertainment perspective, Chalong is an ideal destination. A multitude of attractions await your visit. Restaurants, bars, entertainment complexes, and the shoreline all have something unique to offer you. Take this tour to discover some of the top places to experience Thai culture here.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Popular Phuket Temples Self-Guided Tour

Popular Phuket Temples Self-Guided Tour

Phuket itself is a landmark, with numerous attractions, countless temples dedicated to the saints and gods and goddesses, places of architectural interest, and cultural venues. Famous throughout the world for their architectural styles and bright colours, Thai Buddhist temples will leave you impressed for a long period of time. Prepare to be impressed and take the following self-guided tour to discover temples in the city of Phuket.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Nightlife on Bangla Road, Patong, Phuket

Nightlife on Bangla Road, Patong, Phuket

If you want to experience what Phuket nightlife means, make your way to Patong Beach. It is the most famous clubbing region of the entire island. A great number of bars, restaurants, discos and other nightlife venues are all calling you! One of the most popular areas is Bangla Road, with plenty of little sois on it. You will never be disappointed by Patong nightspots! So what are you waiting for?

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.3 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Phuket for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Phuket has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Phuket, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.