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Lanta Old Town

Sri Raya Road, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 747 6002
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Quiet old town

A very quiet old town. Almost deserted as we came during Low season. A few shops selling souvenirs... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kuching, Malaysia
via mobile
Good place for a walk

Came here to do a little exploring and just to chill, the street has lots of cafe, restaurants... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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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  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Sri Raya Road, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
+66 84 747 6002
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very quiet old town. Almost deserted as we came during Low season. A few shops selling souvenirs (price much cheaper than Saladin village), a few shops offering Long tail boat for island hoping, a Chinese temple, a few restaurants and a jetty. The museum...More

Thank Lovelynlai
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here to do a little exploring and just to chill, the street has lots of cafe, restaurants, handicraft and souvenir shops, it's pretty interesting to explore. the pier has a nice view, good place to just chill and relax. We were here during the...More

Thank Honey2Star
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was ok, Nice town! We went with an motorbike! A bit hard to find, but not so far away from Klong nin beach. Have some restaurangs and a long bridge to go out om in the water. We did take some nice photos on...More

Thank Linnea J
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a good 2-3 hours visit to the Old town Lanta. You can by some souvenirs and have a nice lunch/dinner. If you are tired of the beaches of Lanta, go and see the Old town.

Thank Anna Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have time definitely worth a visit. Very pretty place, some shops and some restaurants right on the sea front.

Thank catladymeow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, I expected much bigger place, but the Old Lanta is so colorful and cosy. You can buy come souvenirs, handycrafts or to eat or drink something. I met a black birg in cage which say me Hello! and Hepl! In small gallery I buy...More

Thank Magifrommqgelan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ko Lanta is mostly about relax - you don't have many attractions here, so Lanta Old Town is one of the few places it makes sense visiting. If this was not the case, there would be nothing too impressive here - just one street with...More

Thank thomasbg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small little village with beautiful views of the sea. We ate at a restaurant by the pier that had beautiful views and great food. Town is a touristy spot but worth a stop by in your travels.

Thank doodlelander
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get a scooter and go to old town. Fresh restaurant is probably the most beautiful place i have ever eaten. Yummy food too.

Thank Superfido
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't really feel like an "old town" as most of the things you see there are souvenir and tourist shops.

Thank Steffen E
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