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Koh Panyi (Floating Muslim Village)

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Address: Ko Panyi Subdistrict, Krabi Town, Thailand
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Full-Day James Bond Island Canoeing and Snorkeling Trip by Speedboat from Phuket
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Full-Day James Bond Island and Sea Canoe Adventure from Phuket Including Lunch

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We went on a day trip to a Muslim fishing village. The entire village including schools, mosques, and sports complex was on stilts, and the only way to and from the village was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a day trip to a Muslim fishing village. The entire village including schools, mosques, and sports complex was on stilts, and the only way to and from the village was by boat. It's an interesting stop. There is a market set up in the narrow passage ways where the residents try hard to sell the tourists something... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Koh Panyi at 11am in the morning , I've always wanted to visit a floating village so it was a good chance to do so . On entering the market area you will find lots of people mainly selling the same types of goods , t-shirts ,wooden nik naks and food . I found it although very... More 

2 Thank Eski701
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

As part of the Andaman Leisure Phuket organized day tour to Phang Nga Bay, this was our lunch stop. It was interesting walking through the narrow floating boardwalk and a ton of souvenir stands. The lunch area is beautiful with wide open airy setting. We enjoyed the break. If it weren't for being part of the tour, we probably would... More 

1 Thank Brown_Samantha
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Visited this site to stop for lunch on our trip to James Bond Island. The lunch was good, six dishes for us to share, prawns in batter, fish, chicken, vegetables, rice and soup. We then had an hour to explore the island. The main thoroughfare is just stall after stall trying to sell you food or tourist tat. It was... More 

1 Thank OxfordTim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

What a village They have build it around the mangroves and it floating It has floating football ground

Thank Thiruvenkadam S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

on the return trip of the James Bond Island we stopped there for lunch .but the prices compared with phuket was too much. I will never go there again.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Short visit to an unusual place but I was not impressed and to be fare I would not recommend this his place. Yes they have there mosque, hospital and floating football pitch but the place is very run down and unclean. If you go on any boat tours take your photos as you sail past and spend your time on... More 

1 Thank Dave A
Temecula, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This place looks real cool from the water. Once you are on the floating village walking around, it's kind of depressing. Very poor. There are a lot of "shops" selling the same things. Nothing to get excited about.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this place for our lunch stop on a part of james bond island tour. This is fully a muslim village . All are floating house. Even there is a floating football ground also. There is school , mosque and markets for gifts. Few floating restaurants also there. Food was ok type.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Although the concept of a floating village is interesting and there was some potential, the actual experience was quite depressing. The village consisted of shop after shop of the same cheap trinkets you'll find at any other souvenir stand. The residents sat looking sullen (far from the happy faces other reviewers mentioned) and it felt like a lesson on poverty... More 

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