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Facts You Should Know About Phuket

Phuket is more than what it looks like tourism. You visiting Phuket! Know some don'ts and some funny things to follow.
Vinita Tahalramani May 12, 2022
Some things you have heard or just know...
Still a lot is unknown, weird and funny about Phuket, an island famous for vibrant nightlife.
Steamed buns in vegetarian festival
Food is for you... Rest part of the festival is not for the weak-hearted, as people have swords and needles pierced in their skin.😱
Chao le boat floating festival
Though not crowded by the tourists, the festival is celebrated to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck.
Respect currency BAHT
Don't step on the currency, as it is considered offensive in Phuket, Also avoid putting it in back pocket as it is considered disrespect to the monarchy.
Don't take Buddha images out of country
Buying one as a souvenir is not a problem, but illegally you should have a proper paper work done before taking it home.
Don't point at someone
Extremely rude it is! For asking directions use your chin.☺️

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Don't feed the fish
Actually you should never do it anywhere, as it is bad for fishes and environment both.
Don't ride elephant
In some parts, definitely it is not allowed as it is considered as animal cruelty.
There is an upside down house in Phuket
You read it right! And trust us it is worth the visit. Have a quick glimpse in next page...
Throwing water at cops
Wait wait! Not everyday. It is a festival called Songkran...
Songkran
Buddha statue is worshipped and then people get on roads to play with water.
Lopburi Monkey Banquet
Though these mischievous creatures as free moving in the city, last Sunday of November is a feast day, as this festival invites them for a lavish meal.
Hungry Ghost Festival in Phuket
So, this is to pay tribute to the ancestors and also ward off evil spirits. A glimpse ahead...
Khob Khun Ka - Thank You