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“Nice get a way place”
Review of Koh Kred

Koh Kred
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Koh Kred Nonthaburi Tour from Bangkok
Ranked #106 of 537 things to do in Bangkok
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“Nice get a way place”
Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is a nice get away from Bangkok place. It's better if you rent a bicycle to ride around the island. The island has more Thai tourist than non-Thai.

Visited January 2013
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“So beautifull Island”
Reviewed November 30, 2013

I have been there for three nights it made me so fresh and good feeling for our holiday in Thailand. I strongly recommend this island for your holiday in Thailand and hope to come back soon.

Visited October 2013
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“Nice but far from great”
Reviewed November 17, 2013

It's a bit of an effort to reach it but to me it was part of the fun, the river ride plus the public transportation.
We where almost the only none Thai visitors on the week end, it's a small island full with shops across the route that have really low prices for food and other small souvenir.
I didn't find this location as special or unique, its off the normal route and more quite then the usual Bangkok visiting location but that's it.
One warm recommendation - we have taken a traditional Thai foot massage neat the main trample that was really really good, will contribute to the relaxing atmosphere :)

Visited November 2013
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“Escape within the city of Bangkok”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Koh Kred is an island in the Chao Praya River. The Mon (sp?) people live here and are famous for making elaborately decorated ceramics. Apparently if you go on a weekend, you will enjoy the weekend market and the island is quite crowded. I went on a Thursday and had the whole place to myself. We may have seen 20 locals, if that. We talked with and watched a man carving the lid of a pot - so intricate, very interesting to see how he did it. We visited some other potters doing different things, although for the most part, the island seemed pretty deserted and most of the "factories" were empty. At one point, we discovered a lady making fried bananas and sweet potatoes - delicious! If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle and seeing a view of Bangkok that has mostly disappeared, I highly recommend visiting Koh Kred. If you go early enough, you can apparently take a boat all the way there as some of the morning and evening Chao Praya boats do go to Koh Kred. We took quite a long taxi ride and then a boat to cross the river -- it gave me an opportunity to see a lot of Bangkok, which was also enjoyable. I would plan about 3 to 4 hours for this excursion.

Visited September 2013
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“Wonderful crafts, particularly pottery”
Reviewed October 13, 2013

Koh Kred is a less known attraction in Bangkok but well worth the trip! It's a wonderful little island in the middle of the river where people display and sell all sorts of arts and crafts - from clothing, to handmade sweets/desserts, to pottery and so on.

The pottery is most skillfully made, especially if you walk further into the market and find the master craftsman working away in his large shop, filled with wonderful pieces. I've bought two lanterns there (on two different trips so I could take them in my hand luggage to ensure that they don't break on the way home due to mishandling) and many smaller pieces. They are wonderful and add lots of atmosphere to any room.

One tip - bring or buy a handheld fan - it's very hot there.

Visited April 2013
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