Lanta Old Town, Ko Lanta

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#2 of 8 in Historic Sites in Krabi Province
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. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Ko Lanta fast, fun, and easy.
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  • We’d heard lots about Lanta Old Town and really wanted to visit. We travelled around Lanta on our scooters and found the town really easily. Lovely place with the expected tourist shops and some lovel...  more »
  • We were in the late afternoon there. In the shopping street of restaurants and small shops with clothing, leather goods, souvenirs are strung. Many fish restaurants.
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  • The best one comes to the Lanta Lanta Festival. I adore today by the Phad Thai. But regardless, it is a place you may have seen quite. Beautiful old houses with interesting terraces.
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  • Laid back but cute place to stay. Lots of nice views from restaurants. Check out the Pinto restaurant.
  • As the name says...it's an old town...with really good and affordable buying options.. you will get good souvenirs here
  • Relaxed, great calm vibes. The main Street gets transformed into a pedestrian walk every Saturday after 6pm
  • the historic old town of Koh Lanta where it started as a port. laid back and can be very empty especially during the off season. very distinctly influenced by chinese culture. some nice seafood restaurants on water. some of the souvenirs are hand made.
  • Small town. Close to the beach. Nice shop and resterant.
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