Phrom Thep Kap - Phrom Thep Cape

Phrom Thep Cape, Phuket 2011

Laem Phrompthep or better known as Promthep Cape is located near Rawai on the southernmost point of Phuket. Promthep Cape is located in front of the Karon View Point and is the most photographed place on the island.

The 50-meter-high Kanchanaphisek Lighthouse, built in 1996, was the solemn occasion of the 50th anniversary of the king’s accession to the throne. The lighthouse houses a museum that exhibits interesting historical maritime artifacts.

On the square in front of the tower is an elephant shrine. In the middle is a Buddha statue. Large elephant figures are placed around them. Also on the wall are many elephants distributed, the believing Buddhists there adjusted.

On clear days, one can admire the Phi Phi islands, Koh Racha Yai and Koh Racha Noi from the top and of course a whole series of closer islands like Koh Keow with its Buddhist monastery.

 

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