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Description: This island, located in Great Songkhla Lake, is known for its Southern...
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.
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I always enjoy visiting or crossing Ko Yo Island

I cross Ko Yo Island several times a week for work, and love to see the Songkhla Lake from Tinsulanond Bridge and booths of fresh sea food food and local crafts along the side of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Songkhla, Thailand
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Songkhla, Thailand
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I cross Ko Yo Island several times a week for work, and love to see the Songkhla Lake from Tinsulanond Bridge and booths of fresh sea food food and local crafts along the side of the road. I have also enjoyed visiting the museum.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We discovered that small island while we stayed in a house within Songkhla lake. A Homestay on Ko Yo called Chanyam. The friendly owner shows us a lot of things like museum or temple. We enjoiyed this trip with 12 person and had a lot of fun in that house.

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Visited the reclining Buddha statue and had some nice street food along the road. We also tried seafood from one of the local restaurant which was really fresh. Price wise, I would say that it is cheaper than most of the tourist spots in Hatyai. Do visit this place as part of your visit to Songkhla town as it is... More 

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Krabi Town, Thailand
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108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The Institute for Southern Thai Studies is on this island (see my review over there), as is a temple with a huge laying Buddha. You'll see it as you cross the bridge - it's far easier to reach while entering the island - look for the blue sign welcoming you to Wat Phranorn Laemphop. If you're the sort that likes... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

if you are self drive in songkhla, you can easily drive to this island by a link bridge, few temples and seafood you can find in this little island locate inside Sogkhla lake.

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Songkhla, Songkhla, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

An area famous for its seafood, if you LOVE seafood, a trip here is a MUST. Some restaurants are naturally better then others, but overall all are good here

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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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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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25 reviews
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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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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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