Phuket jail to be turned into a park

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Phuket: A century-old prison on this resort island is being turned into a public park in the heart of the famous old town area.

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The park will come with a sizeable car park to better serve visitors to the old town where parking spaces are currently scarce. About 33 rai of the entire 47 rai of Phuket’s old prison, built in 1901, has been designated for the site of the new 240-million-baht park, the design of which will be subjected to public hearings.

Full story: Bangkok Post

Achadthaya Chuenniran

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