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Lanta Old Town, Ko Lanta

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Stroll along the beach, browse the souvenir shops, and eat freshly caught seafood at Lanta Old Town, an ethnically diverse area with Chinese merchants, local Thai fishing families, and an ancient Sea Gypsy community. You can catch a long-tail boat tour of the island or a mangrove tour from the waterfront, or embark upon a snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, or kayaking trip. Many years ago, Ko Lanta's Old Town acted as an important port and commercial center for the island, providing a safe stopping place for vessels sailing between Phuket, Penang, and Singapore. Use our Ko Lanta travel itinerary planner to visit Lanta Old Town on your trip to Ko Lanta, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Some homes still have Old houes old condition still has a touch of the Chinese communities in Thailand have read Wednesday, and believes Sam Ong Tong Joshi Joshi as evidence that Old Town .., .., there is a 100-year-old guys.
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  • Small town without much interest if it is a few colonial houses. But to let lose in the picturesque streets is not unpleasant.
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  • 很原始的状态 随便逛逛 买了点特色衣服 都很划算 并且在apsara吃了顿海鲜 很划算 很好吃 而且还找到了渔具店 真想买一根就去海滩甩竿