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Ko Yo

Songkhla, Thailand
+66 81 698 2044
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Museum and great restaurant and more

Trip advisor does not seem to acknowledge the Folklore Museum, it is wonderful, nicely done and an... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Elizabeth C
Haiku, Hawaii
An Amazing Island in the lake!!

Yo Island is an "UNEXPECTED DELIGHT"!! The Island is "doubly" linked to Songkla & Hat Yai by... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Penang Island, Malaysia
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This island, located in Great Songkhla Lake, is known for its Southern Folklore Museum, shops that feature the rich cotton fabric produced locally and variety of seafood.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Songkhla, Thailand
+66 81 698 2044
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Trip advisor does not seem to acknowledge the Folklore Museum, it is wonderful, nicely done and an amazing 360 view!! very nice surroundings, closed on Tuesday, worth the trip! Then have a meal at the Sunset café!

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Yo Island is an "UNEXPECTED DELIGHT"!! The Island is "doubly" linked to Songkla & Hat Yai by Thailand's longest bridge. It is super for magnificent seafood restaurants-- as well as its small Museum, which highlights some aspects of history as well as locally produced artefacts!!...More

Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This picturesque island is only a short drive from the busy tourist town of Hatyai. it is a great destination to goof 1/2 day. The island is connected with a ferry service and a bridge (North and South link). There are some notable sites to...More

1  Thank kawanut
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Around this area, ones will catch many great seafood restaurants. Never miss this area if you are great food lovers. Delicious foods wothout burning a hole in your pocket.

Thank Ng R
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Koh Yo Island is now accessible by a new bridge and it is the site of the huge Sleeping Buddha statue, popular with visitors and devotees alike, many of whom join in with the monk for prayer sessions and blessings. Nicely landscaped garden near the...More

1  Thank Choonfong
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Nice drive round. Great views of the lake. Plenty of restaurants selling seafood. Watch the fish boats on the lake. Places along the road round Koh Yo for you to stop and just rest up and watch across the lake. A couple of temples on...More

Thank Stevie B
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I learned so much about southern Thailand and had a good workout at the same time. Just follow the arrows through many air conditioned rooms filled with well presented exhibits. Walking between them requires you to go outside and view the beautiful area. The grounds...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Ko Yo is a great island for seafood restaurants. There is also a great little museum to visit. Take to trip over the bridge if you want some fresh seafood. There are also some great winding sois, with some great little resorts if you want...More

Thank Graeme C
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We've been to National Folklore Museum and its quite informative for those who really enthusiast in knowledge tourism. This place also provide a good spot and view from above Ko Yo

Thank Amir R
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

A big reclining/sleeping Buddha statue is in this place. Besides , there is also a small Wat/ temple named Wat Phranon Laem Pho or Phranon Laem Pho temple and a spot where you can get a beautiful scenery.

Thank Nur Affanny R
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15 January 2015|
Response from ahmad_dedo |
Depends on traffic condition ..less than an hour average drive/ride