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Address: Phuket, Thailand

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Godd a few years ago. Today not so good

I went here as a part of a tour package. I had been to this place many ears ago. And then it was very nice. But today it's a rather boring tourist trap where everyone just try to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
LarsJohnsson
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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501 reviews 501 reviews
352 attraction reviews
328 helpful votes 328 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I went here as a part of a tour package. I had been to this place many ears ago. And then it was very nice. But today it's a rather boring tourist trap where everyone just try to sell all kinds of tourist things to you.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I had really wanted to see this but I was very disappointed. The tour stopped at the primary school then walked down an alley with tables of the same souvineres they sell everywhere and extreme prices. I paid 60 baht for a water when they cost 13 baht at 711.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Visiting of this village is included in all day trip to Pang Nga or James Bond island, so you have to go there.. Maybe we have other idea about this village, but once we saw it, we were horrified! First you have a bazaar with souvenirs, food, drinks. What to buy? Nothing. We all had and all you can buy... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This village is famous for two things: One is that it's a floating village. Though not the entire village is floating. They have concrete foundations to support their houses. Another thing is their floating football field which has a true story behind it. Watch it on youtube and you will come to know the hardships the kids have faced their... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We did not enjoyed this trip,because just full of tourists,sellers and not any authentic feeling at all. Maybe if you ahve possibility to come by yourself is better.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Most of the tourist boats stop here half way so you can get lunch. To be honest locals round here aren't half as friendly as your typical Thai! Shame really as it's an interesting place. - get ready to be sold lots of touristy stuff!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This tiny island seems to be the most popular lunch place for the day tours of 'James Bond' island packages. Our day tour of 'James Bond' Island (by Two Sisters Tour Group) included a few different islands, and lunch was served at one of the many restaurants in Koh Pannyi. The whole break being a couple of hours, our tour... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
64 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stopped at this village as part of a tour. I found it pretty from a distance with the mosque and mountain in the background. Inside however is maze of stallholders seemingly totally dependent upon tourists for a living. After a while they sell all the same things and the stallholders yell at your when you walk past. I liked... More 

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singapore
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85 reviews 85 reviews
33 attraction reviews
957 helpful votes 957 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

One of the stop pit of our Phang Nga Island Tour. Our tour stopped here for lunch. Surprisingly their foods are nice and tasty. Spicy too ... I like it!!! A nice floating Malay Village with their homes are built over the water. If you have been to Kukup Island at Johor, it looks similar as there also have the... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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394 attraction reviews
460 helpful votes 460 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Having just seen the awesome Phang Nga island, the tour took us to the sea gypsies. Their homes are all built over the water - it was an interesting site as you passed by but stopping there was not my idea of fun. It is a collection of shacks on stilts. The wooden walkways didn't feel that stable in places... More 

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