Common Debates – Which Destination is the go to?
When it comes to surgery there will always be talk amongst others on which destination is the better spot to go, when really it just comes down to personal preference.
Some it may come down to which surgeon you would like, your budget and what type of holiday you’re after
Bangkok is for tourists that are known for shopping whereas Phuket is known for its beautiful beachy surrounds.
Before booking your surgery you will need to ensure you study your destinations, surgeons and hospitals. To choose which would be best suited for YOU.
Listed below are some popular destinations to visit
Popular Destinations in Phuket
Phi Phi Island – Famous for appearing in movies, top of most tourists lists to visit, with beautiful rock faces and beachy surrounds.
Old Phuket Town – Built on riches reaped from Phuket’s tin boom of last century, when the metal was an extremely valuable commodity. In this quarter of the town you will see grandiose Sino-colonial mansions, once occupied by Phuket’s tin barons of 100 years’ ago
Phang Nga Bay – A distinctive feature of Phang Nga Bay are the sheer limestone karsts that jut vertically out of the emerald-green water. James Bond Island and Koh Panyee are just two of the more famous spots in this bay.
Big Buddha – Phuket’s Big Buddha is one of the island’s most important and revered landmarks on the island. The huge image sits on top of the Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata and, at 45 metres tall, it is easily seen from far away.
Wat Chalong Temple – Poh Than Jao Wat is one of the more important Buddhist statues in Wat Chalong. It is located in the westerly old hall of the temple, with two statues of an elderly gentleman called Ta Khee-lek (grandpa Khee-lek), a famous local who won many lotteries after consulting the Poh Than Jao Wat statue. Another statue in this hall is called Nonsi.
Popular Destinations in Bangkok
Wat Arun – Wat Arun (or temple of the dawn) is partly made up of colourfully decorated spires and stands majestically over the water.
Wat Traimit, Golden Buddha – An impressive 3 metre, 5.5 ton gold Buddha statue situated at this popular destination. A must see for all you tourists
Central World – Central World is a shopping plaza and complex in Bangkok, Thailand. It is the tenth largest shopping complex in the world
Wat Saket – Built on an artificial man-made hill, the Golden Mount is the temple’s most well-known landmark and is a sacred pilgrimage site during the weeklong worshipping period in November. To get to the top requires a climb up some 300 steps, which encircle the chedi like a loosely coiled snake.
Grand Palace – The Grand Palace is a complex of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam since 1782.
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