Most who pass through the transport hub of Takua Pa in south Thailand’s Phang Nga province see little more than the bus station, stopping only for a transfer to the tourist hot spots of Khao Lak, Khao Sok National Park, Ko Kho Khao or further south to Phuket, Krabi and beyond. Lucky travellers who take the time to explore the area, however, might be treated to a classic Sunday market in the the ... Read more about Old Takua Pa Sunday market .
With several ancient Chinese temples and shrines scattered around the town, the Chinese influence is easily noticeable. Traditional Sino-Porgugese architecture is also clearly visible, especially on and around the main Sri Takua Pa street, which hosts an outstanding market every Sunday afternoon. With Chinese style lanterns and charming, colourful old houses, the area is reminiscent of Hoi An ... Read more about Sri Takua Pa .