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You can’t go to Phuket without going to the market. I just love the variety, people and... read more

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Variety everywhere

This market was absolutely massive, with hundreds of clothing/crafts/souvenir stalls and then... read more

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Phuket weekend market (locally known as Naka Market), located along Chao Fa West Road just outside Phuket Town not far from Central Festival, is a fascinating jumble of secondhand goods, curios, pirated items, live animals and a large amount of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can’t go to Phuket without going to the market. I just love the variety, people and atmosphere-experience the weird and wonderful. Can be very congested at times, so going with small kids may not be ideal.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This market was absolutely massive, with hundreds of clothing/crafts/souvenir stalls and then hundreds more food stalls. So much variety to choose from, and even though numerous stalls will sell the same things, you can haggle and barter with them to get the best deal. Well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Naka market is not open every night so make sure you check with your local hotel staff if it is operating for the night.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rayslk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I made myself a walk from the hostel located at city to this night market on Saturday as i couldn’t make myself available for the night market. A very busy and huge night market with variety of foods where you can pick and choose. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great night at the market. We even sat down and had some local eats. They were delicious, although the service was a little confused and slow. The market was vibrant and full of bargains. The stall holders were friendly and easy to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tania V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are various night markets operating on specific days of the week , mostly werkends in Phuket and I visited Naka market which is supposedly the largest. True to my expectations it is just another of such market seen throughout Thailand. Stalls are many but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This market is one of the biggest night markets in Phuket. It is extremely overrated and really not worth going there except if you are are a foodie. You will however be able to buy your friends and family a gift and prices are cheaper...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Habi P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best market I have ever been. Very busy, colourful, vivid. I loved it so much . You can eat from stands fo 30-40-80 baht or sit in a plastic chair in a market restaurant. It costs 120 and above per meal. You can find...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nikolettal49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very big but great atmosphere market good food good shopping all types of stall and a big food court with many options

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 96glennp
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Visited last night and it was worth the trip down from Mai Khao. Even though quite the change from quiet Mai Khao to the craziness of such a market. Slightly chaotic yet organized you will find everything you can imagine. From copy designer labels to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Littlepalms1974
10 February 2019|
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Response from Brendan248 | Reviewed this property |
we paid 800 for the return , including the driver waiting for 3.5 hours. if you are returning its a good idea as taxis etc can be difficult to catch there. i think for the one way 500 would be more likely and a decent price.
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rr9921
31 December 2018|
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Response from marianneh206 | Reviewed this property |
Watching the food being prepared & cooked ,we looked for fresh ingredients and food that was cooked in front of us to minimise the risk with street food
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