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Address: 7, 6th Street | Parkhurst, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 11 880 8028
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Puri means "wisdom" in Thai, and we want to bring to South Africa...

Puri means "wisdom" in Thai, and we want to bring to South Africa the wisdom of experiencing ancient Thai massage the way it's practiced in modern Bangkok -- clean, professional, stylish and affordable. We want to make it possible for you to make massage part of your normal routine, not an extravagance for special occasions.

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Excellent, firm sport massage

The sport massage at Puri Thai is one of the best. The pressure is firm yet they always check if you can handle it. It's not one of those airy fairy massages where they tickle... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
Durban, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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172 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Visitid the place in January,expected the pure bliss as I was used to previously.Visited this place for years ,every week 1-2x in 2014-2016 Since the reconstruction started ,the terrible noise was disturbing each session,I lost my interest and moved elsewhere. All good therapists left. The best was An and Leo. The therapist I had in February 2017 was Anna,I think... More 

Thank Kvolkova
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I had a sour shoulder and needed a fix before going on a long flight back to Europe. The 50 Min Massage was absolutely helpful! Strong and powerful!

Thank pegrei
Durban, South Africa
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The sport massage at Puri Thai is one of the best. The pressure is firm yet they always check if you can handle it. It's not one of those airy fairy massages where they tickle your shoulders and send you on your way. The overall experience here is very good. It is clear that they know what they are doing... More 

1 Thank GetDownAdam
purithai, Public Relations Manager at Puri Thai Massage, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We're so pleased that you had a good experience at Puri Thai! More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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2,437 reviews
1,431 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 954 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The Puri Thai Massage pace is a nice, clean and well run place. I get good, strong and rejuvenating massages here whenever I am in Joburg. Nice

Thank Ibadanboy
Kampala, Uganda
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34 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Soft / med / hard! I asked for hard pressure and that's what I got - I absolutely loved my traditional Thai massage and highly recommend his place. I also found the welcome and service very professional.

Thank samgina1
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I consider myself to be a expert on thai massages. Every city I go to I find one... I had Boom. And from the moment I walked in the door, I felt safe, secure, relaxed, and supported. And beyond that I had the BEST thai massage I have had in a LONG time. The pressure was perfect. She knew just... More 

1 Thank ebyanzanini
Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I had always been curious as to how good the Thai massages really were and they did not disappoint me. I had the herbal Thai massage and must admit was stretched in all directions and every stiff muscle worked on- the front desk staff together with the therapist were very friendly- will be going back again!

2 Thank Sandy S
Brooklyn, New York
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169 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

I booked a 60 minute sports massage. The therapist did some twisting & limb bending, so a bit of a hybrid with Thai massage, which I didn't request but was ok. The pressure was very strong but she lightened up when I asked. Good, affordable massage.

2 Thank bosphorus104
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

I had one of the best 90 minute hot stone massages. Highly recommended! The staff was very friendly and courteous. It's a located less than 2 miles from the Radisson Blu and train station

1 Thank Jocelyne G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

I have visited puri Thai massage on a regular basis overthrow past 18 months - the traditional Thai massage is always superb I have tried a number of different masseurs all have great - I have had Thai massage all over the world and rate the service equal to the best

1 Thank darkwolf99

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