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Address: Songkhla, Thailand
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Thailand’s largest inland body of water contains several islands and two...

Thailand’s largest inland body of water contains several islands and two important bird sanctuaries.

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Best on boat

The view of the lake is the best at sunrise or sunset and being in a boat. This is the easiest possible to organize from Ko Yo but you may need the help of a local who speaks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2016
PetervanderLans
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Penang
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Penang
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

The view of the lake is the best at sunrise or sunset and being in a boat. This is the easiest possible to organize from Ko Yo but you may need the help of a local who speaks English. You will need your own transport to Ko Yo too. Watching the fishermen doing their jobs and enjoy the peace of... More 

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Schwarzenberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

We went by car to Kho Yo and took the ferry to Songklah. First we passed the queue for the ferry and were amazed by the fishermen village near by. It takes quite a while to find a place for a U-turn in this narrow street.

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Melaka, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

I visited this place and was amazed at the beautiful island inhabited by muslim fishermen and there families. A very peaceful, serene and picturesque way of life is portrayed here.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 586 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

it is located along the chalathat beach front. it is a huge serpent and it blows water from its mouth. alot of tourist are taking pic of the dragon. nothing historical but more on the history.

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Thank jeff1955malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Nice place, not much to do anyway. Only 5-10 mins sight seeing and congrats youve seen everything! But worth it, and its near the other spots

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Penang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

A must to visit because it is the legend in Songkhla other than Mermaid Statue. Nice views for taking photo.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Visit Koyor for variety of seafood restaurants. See fisherman house amd drive around the island. Spend only an hour driving round island. Good experiences.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The lake is pretty huge and Calm. Songkhla has a beautiful lake and a nice sea front. The place has some good resorts facing the sea as well as the lake.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Go to the pier around 8am, it is opposite of Songkhla Traffic Police Office. We paid 500 baht to the fisherman to tour around the lake and get close to Tinsulanond Bridge (connects Songkhla and Ko Yo). You can get a local who knows English or use translator apps to negotiate with the fisherman. The trip is less than an... More 

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Bangkok
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

On weekend the Suan Song Thale park is very busy with locals, there is Naka statue with water from its mouth into the Lake and also Statue of thai Noble , prince Chumporn Kate Udomsak, father of Thai Navy, good place for picnic, relaxing, eating fruits and seaside activities icluding Kite surfing, biking, jetskiing and etc.

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