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Ko Sire

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Ko Sire (เกาะสิเหร่), also Ko Si Re, Ko Si Le, is an island off Phuket. The name is pronounced "Sih Reh" (two syllables).

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Separated from the mainland of Phuket by the Khlong Tha Chin, a shallow mangrove swamp, this twenty-square kilometre island is connected by a causeway to the city.

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  • Wat Ko Si-Re, on the hill, has a large reclining Buddha and provides fine views of the surroundings.
  • Phuket's largest settlement of sea gypsies (Chao Le), can be found on Ko Si-Re at Laem Tuk-Kae. The muddy seabed means the island is not good for swimming.

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  • . Visit the Sea Gypsy community. It may seem run down and dirty, but the people are real and have genuine smiles!

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There are some popular seafood restaurants on the eastern shore.

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