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Ko Yo

Songkhla, Thailand
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Ranked #5 of 20 attractions in Songkhla
Type: Islands
Activities: Dining
Owner description: This island, located in Great Songkhla Lake, is known for its Southern Folklore Museum, shops that feature the rich cotton fabric produced locally and... more » Owner description: This island, located in Great Songkhla Lake, is known for its Southern Folklore Museum, shops that feature the rich cotton fabric produced locally and variety of seafood. « less
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I went to Ko Yo with some friends and we had a lovely seafood meal in one of the shack type restaurants which are on stilts in the lake accessed by rickety bamboo bridges. There are lots of prawn farms nearby which have fishing nets dangling in the water. Every now and then they winch up the nets to catch... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Had lunch at a restaurant in this island upon reaching Songkhla. Price is cheap and food is tasty. Great view facing the lake of Songkhla.

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Hamburg, Germany
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Nice temples, some good sea-food restaurants. Go around by motorbike and take a look for the local villages...amazing sunsets!

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Thailand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Ko Yo can be reached by ferry in just a few minutes from Songkhla as well as by road via the Tinsulanonda bridge. Its a pleasant enough place to spend an hour or two in.Have lunch in a seafood restaurant overlooking the water and do some shopping for batik and cotton at reasonable prices.

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Songkhla, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

An island in Songkhla lake. Situation of homes with hand weaving machines. Nice and peaceful place for relaxation and eating. The Southern Thai Cultural Centre is also on this island. It's a "must to visit" place for local and international visitors.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Visit the Beautiful Reclining Buddha just after you enter the island from the south. Stop at the roadside stalls for lots of dried fish, nuts, local delicacies etc.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

Nice place super tranquil and good seafood. Try this restaurant called nam kiang dim (name in Thai and no English words!) get a driver to send you there

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Is a good place to go for a view of the sunset and the seafood is delicious, prices quite reasonable and if you can't speak thai the menu has english and they can speak a bit of english..

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Ko Yo is an island connected by bridges at its north and south ends. Highlights include quiet shoreline roads on the west coast, a giant reclining Buddha in the south, and the Thaksin Folklore Museum in the north. It's an excellent day trip from Songkhla, best done with your own or hired transport. Extensive exhibits on southern Thai culture and... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The food was fresh, delicious and affordable. There are a few seafood restaurants which sit on the edge of the island. Choose your pick, most are good.

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