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Address: Sri Raya Road, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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Lanta Old Town is a small village on Ko Lanta's East Coast in Krabi...

Lanta Old Town is a small village on Ko Lanta's East Coast in Krabi Province. Many years ago, Ko Lanta's Old Town acted as the port and commercial center for the island and provided safe harbor for Arabic and Chinese trading vessels sailing between the larger ports of Phuket, Penang and Singapore. Today, Old Town is the district capital; it has a post office, police station, Buddhist temple, Chinese temple and the island's hospital as well as a long pier.

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Nice evening walk in fishermen area with good handicrafts and restaurants

We came here before sunset to enjoy the fishermen village and shops... people were friendly and nice view / architecture... it worth a walk before sunset and restaurant and after... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came here before sunset to enjoy the fishermen village and shops... people were friendly and nice view / architecture... it worth a walk before sunset and restaurant and after for digestion ;) . Also we found here lot of handicrafts for good price and the best restaurant we tried during our holidays.. enjoy the relaxing atmosphere here and fresh... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is mostly turist shops but it is just such a nice place with such polite people. Do recommend seeing it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you rent a motorbike definitely visit Lanta Old Town. Very nice inexpensive restaurants on stills over the sea. It's more shady and cooler on the east coast so it nice to chill out for a few hours. Lots of friendly ladies selling delicious fresh fruit shakes at half the price of the west coast. The road back over the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A little nore touristy, more pricy and also not really big. But its nice to enjoy a meal on the other side of the island

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Old town is a nice break from the west coast beaches. The shops are pretty good with lots of clothes and spice shops. There are quite a few restaurants with mini piers looking over the water which look really nice. We paid 500 Baht for a tuk tuk there and it took about 35/40 mins.

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Thank Tim B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not too big. But was still cool to see. Nice to see the other side of the island. Some good places to eat that overlook the water. Some decent shopping there where it's more laid back then shops around the pier. If you rent a scooter, worth stopping in if you go down that far south.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the old town with our motorbikes yesterday, there are some interesting views and some different shops compared to the rest of the island

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Thank Bart M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The shops lack any variety, so not really a shopping destination, but it's worth a trip over to see the old town. The town is a little ramshackle but not without its charm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Cosy and geniun part of lanta with a lot of great Coffee shops. I recomend to go in the morning or for lunch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Gorgeous place, quiet....locally made souvenirs, friendly people and so calm. We passed elephants on the way and saw so much more of local koh lanta than anywhere else. Just beautiful.

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