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Address: Sri Raya Road, Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
Phone Number: 0847476002
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Lanta Old Town is a small village on Ko Lanta's East Coast in Krabi...

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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Good place to spend a while

Stopped here on a tuk tuk trip around koh lanta and enjoyed a couple of hours wandering around the shops buying spices and scented oils. We had a light lunch in one of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here on a tuk tuk trip around koh lanta and enjoyed a couple of hours wandering around the shops buying spices and scented oils. We had a light lunch in one of the restuarants on stilts over the sea and were treated to some fine thai cuisine. Well worth a visit on your travels to see the old buildings... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a daytrip with our motorbikes to the old town. We did som shopping, had a meal and drinks. A nice place to visit!

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Thank Bjoern L
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped off here on the way back from island hopping. Good place to spend up to an hour - lots of curios shops and lovely fresh juices etc. some interesting old buildings and very friendly shop-keepers who are not pushy or rude, but rather friendly and generous. Very reasonable prices.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Old Lanta Town whilst doing a tour around Ko Lanta. The town is quant, has great shops for shopping and beautiful restaurants, reasonably priced that have great seaside views as they are built over the water. Take the time to make sure you go for a walk or drive along the pier as the view from here looking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lanta Old Town was quiet when we visited. Lots of neat restaurants. The shops sold all the same stuff you see everywhere - not much variety.

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Thank Michelle Z
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought our own car from Malaysia, getting here was so easy. Took a trip around the island stopping here for lunch. The charm and character are still abundant with old wooden buildings. The restaurants were great and came back for lunch twice. Hire a car or bike and take a time to visit. It's worth it if your on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definately worth a ride over if you stay in Koh Lanta. As you'd expect it's full of tourist shops but overall the quality is very good. The bars and restaurants that line the streets are also good and provide a decent range of options. Overall it's a nice place to spend a few hours in the afternoon or evening and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing spectacular, some souvenir shops and restaurants open with reasonable prices, cheap compared to koh pp. The best part was the scooter ride from the west coast of the island. Road is good and it is a scenic drive. Very small main strip so if you don't go you're not really missing out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE WERE IN KO LANATA IN JUNE 2016 We had came to ko lanta island in june 2016 we wanted to see the old town of ko lanta the place is old and not alot to do its a place with souvenirs and restaurants if u miss it its ok!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lanta Old Town located on the southeastern part of the island is almost a one street town with a high street lined with old wooden building which have now been filled either by restaurants or gift shops. You can get all your Thailand tat and tshirts and then relax over a cold drink looking out over the sea in one... More 

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