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When Thai people come to Phuket, paying respect to Thao Thepkasattri and Thao Sri Sunthorn is a must. The two ladies are renowned for resisting and repelling the invading Burmese and thus saving Phuket during the era of King Rama I. The main road from Phuket Town to Phuket International Airport was named after them and that’s where you’ll the find Heroine’s Monument – dedicated to them.
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