The traditions and cultures of Thailand have deep roots in Buddhism that is depicted quite strongly in the island of Phuket, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. If you want to experience a spiritual feel of the mythical charms of this religion, walk into the popular amulet market of Phuket. Located down a small alley way in old Phuket town, this market has a treasure trove of Buddhist amulets in a variety of shapes and sizes. Found in all sorts of materials that range from clay, gypsum, various metals to silver and even Gold, this amulet market in Phuket makes a popular attraction for both tourists and locals alike.
Religiously significant yet fashionable, amulets of Thailand are worn for all sorts of reasons. Some believe wearing such symbolic religious relics protects them from accidents, disease and witchcrafts, while others wear it for good health or finding love and some do it simply as a trend or tradition. But all in all, amulets are known to possess some unexplainable mythical power that is said to bring good fortune to the one who wears it.
The Phuket amulet market is well known for the extensive range of amulets available. With 20 different outlets, the choice is simply limitless. Most amulets have a strong Buddhist significance and are usually blessed in temples before being sold. Some display images of Lord Buddha while others include mythical creatures or rare relics that have significant religious importance. The Amulet Market also has other items of Buddhist significance that includes charms, talismas and traditional medicines. There are no fixed prices for amulets, depending on their material and their religious value prices are quoted.
The Buddhist culture in Thailand is portrayed in almost every traditional attraction in the country. From the unique work of arts, crafts and skills Buddhism finds its way to them all. To enjoy the culture of this country at its finest, stay at the Anantara Phuket Thailand. A beautiful Phuket resort that has a unique merge of traditional charms and modern amenities it provides some of the finest Phuket villas.