The city of Phuket is one of Thailand’s most inviting areas. Offering you a plethora of attractions that range from historical and cultural places of interest to entertaining parks, there is simply so much to see and so much to do on a day out in Phuket. In addition to all there is to do, shopping hits the charts because in this city you can find some super bargain deals unmatched anywhere else in the world. Experiencing a world of entertainment and shopping is a perfect way to start your day, but for winding down, there is no better place than the parks in Phuket.
Phuket is a big city and there are plenty of parks around the region that are ideal for relaxation. A park popularly visited by tourists in the city is Saphan Hin. Famous for its enormous tin mining monument, this park commemorates the tin mining industry that boomed in Thailand during the 19th century. The monument is shaped very much like a massive drill bit and is in fact a tribute in remembrance of Captain Edward Thomas Miles, an Australian who inspired the tin industry by bringing the first tin dredge to the city in 1909. In addition to the history displayed in this park, it has all the warm and comforting features prominent in parks in general. Lush greenery landscaped to utter perfection, sculptures, flowers, benches and perfect spots for relaxation and picnicking are all wonderful features of Saphan Hin. In the centre of this park a large sports centre stands and many a time you can see athletes training or you may even stumble upon a sport events or two. The Saphan Hin is located artistically in the area where the Phuket Road meets the sea only adding to the exquisite beauty of the park.
The tin mining industry brought with it an array of colonial buildings that display an enchanting historical architecture that can be admired on your way home. Wind down in the beautiful Anantara Phuket Resort Thailand, one of the most beautiful Phuket resort. This Phuket beach resort features attractive villas that are designed to perfection reflecting the serene ambience of the Saphan Hin.