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Koh Panyi

Address: Phuket, Thailand
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Ranked #83 of 114 Attractions in Phuket
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Phuket, Thailand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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62 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
864 helpful votes 864 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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348 attraction reviews
369 helpful votes 369 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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Los Angeles, California
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59 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is not really a tourist attraction. It's really a small and unique muslim community that live on the water and, I think if you booked any tour to Phang Nga Bay or James Bong Island or anything around that area, the tour may inevitably include this trip. If we just passed by it, I would have been fine looking... More 

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Melbourne
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85 reviews 85 reviews
28 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stopped here for lunch as part of an organised tour. ALP. The foot was barely edible. Burnt rice, over cooked chicken (to the point of being dry), with the vegetables and other options being just as bad. Given you have no other choice it can leave you pretty hungry. The market itself is nothing new. Cheap t-shirts, bad designs,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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54 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Me and my friend had a private tour guide where he suggest if we wish to see the Gypsie village after the kayaking and sightseeing at the National park and James Bond Island. As we are curious about the village, we agree to visit the place before we go back to Sheraton Grande Laguna hotel. With our 1 pump boat... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This wonderful island build on the water, include some restaurants and souvenir shops. it's small but very rich , you can move around it's passages and talk with the residents. All residents in this island are muslims.

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