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Address: Sri Raya Road, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 84 747 6002
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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 laid back place with great food and some shopping. Try to go on a rainy day to avoid the crowds!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice laid back place with great food and some shopping. Try to go on a rainy day to avoid the crowds!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want a quiet place to eat on a beach it's worth coming, otherwise save your time. It's just another street filled with clothing shops and trinkets. However if you do come make sure you continue down the road south of Old Town and check out the Sea Gypsy Village.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely small town and nice place to shop and eat. I spent a good day there. I wish i had more time to see it in night.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lanta Old Town was the most unique village on Ko Lanta. There are many small restaurants & shops - half of them are on stilts over the water and have a great sea-view. This is a relaxing old Chinese tourist village with little activities to do - but plenty of seafood and coffee!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

in general prices are lower than in the coty center/pier bazars. also nice coffees can be found in the city. the atmosphere is very calm and nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Koh Lanta old town is small but really nice, great restaurants on the water front and lovely little shops! Definitely worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fun place to explore. Spice shops, clothes. Tons of restaurants, coconut drinks. Many of the restaurants were on stilts in the water

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a cloudy day it's good to get away from the beach and explore the island. Rent a scooter and download a map app on your phone and get out there! The old town is definitely worth a visit as it's so different to the rest of the island. Less seven11s anyway! Nice little shops and cool restaurants with amazing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Teck wood house OK but very touristy (not in the way of too many people but tourists oriented) The east coast of Lanta is a must on a bike. At least 3 bars with incredible views further south.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very peaceful and silent place. No bars. Life ends at 9pm. You need motorbike to go to beaches. There are restaurants, coffee shops, souvenir shops on the street. On sundays there is public market. 4 island tour departs from Old Town pier. 16km from main pier, Ban Saladan.

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