Karon Temple Market Phuket is a place not to be missed when experiencing Karon beach shopping. The market is located on the ground of the splendid Karon Temple (Wat Suwan Khiri Khet), a few meters away from Karon circle. Karon Temple Market Phuket operates every Tuesday and Saturday from 16:00 to 22:00. This market is located only a 3-minute ride away from Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa.
CATCH A GLIMPSE OF LOCAL CULTURE AT KARON TEMPLE MARKET PHUKET.
Karon Temple Market Phuket is the main market in Karon area and should be on your list of things to do in Karon Beach. Indeed, the market stands as one of the most popular local markets in Phuket and gives you the opportunity to catch a glimpse of local culture. It is often compared as a reduced version of the popular Phuket Weekend market held in Phuket Town. Twice a week, local sellers gather on a 12 000 sqm area to sell a large variety of products coming from different parts of Thailand. You may be able to find all kinds of colorful beachwear, cheap clothes, local handicraft, colorful bags, watches and jewelry. Many stalls also sell flower-shapes soap, Thai-inspired scarfs and other souvenirs to bring back home. In order to benefit from the best deals, don’t forget to practice your bargaining skills.
No local market would be complete without a food section. Karon Temple market Phuket gives you the opportunity to experience the popular Thai street food. Grilled skewers, roti with bananas, spicy Thai-style sausages, Pad-Thai or fresh mango with sticky rice are all available when passing by the diverse stalls. To cool down your evening, you may also opt for a refreshing fruit juice or fresh young coconut. If you do not feel like eating in an open-air area, you may simply walk to the various Karon beach restaurants nearby.
For more information, please contact the tour desk of our Novotel Phuket resort.
Address: Karon Temple Market, Thanon Patak, Karon, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83100, Thailand