Pattaya, located on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, is among the most popular tourist attractions for people visiting Thailand. The climate of the place is tropical, wet and dry. The city offers its visitors with the most fascinating beaches, shopping malls, markets, restaurants, nightclubs, theme parks, water parks, hotels, and exciting museums. The tourist attractions makes visitor's familiar about its rich history and culture.
Tourist Attractions in Pattaya
Million Years Stone Park and Crocodile Farm
Located on 70 acres of land, Million Years Stone Park and Crocodile Farm consists of various amusing and attractive things like exceptional species from animal kingdom, including crocodiles in their natural surroundings, along with some award-winning trained trees, a million-year-old horrified tree and different types of minerals and rocks. Amazing shows are also put on here, for the entertainment of the tourists.
Sriracha Tiger Zoo
Sriracha Tiger Zoo is one of the most incredible tiger zoos of Thailand. One can hold, feed and capture pictures with baby tigers, here. Also, people visiting the place can witness an extra ordinary scenario of tigers, pigs and dogs living together in a calm and peaceful environment. Unbelievable animal shows are performed here, such as Elephants playing basketball, crocodile wrestling by lady performers and scorpions on ladies' bodies.
Coral Island (Ko Lan)
Ko Land is located 7.5 kilometers from Pattaya. One can reach here with the help of speedboats. It comprises of three small islands, known for water activities like scuba diving, windsurfing, snorkeling, Parasailing, scuba diving and viewing coral reefs from glass bottom boats. Some of the best sea food is also available in the island.
Mini Siam & Mini Europe
Mini Siam & Mini Europe displays Thailand and European heritage on a miniature level. The place is third of its kind in the entire world, just after Netherlands and Taiwan. It comprises of replica of significant historical sites depicting various cultures and civilizations of diverse periods from the ancient time to the present, each on a scale of 1:25.
Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum
Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum, situated on the 3rd floor of Royal Garden Plaza Building in Central Pattaya, exhibits more than 250 exclusive objects like mask made from human skin, an African Voodoo doll etc.
Pattaya Elephant Village
The Elephant Village of Pattaya is the most amazing place of the city. One can witness some of the best elephant shows. They showcase there forestry skills, play football, etc. A pageant of decorated elephants with ancient battle gear is also exhibited. The process of capturing wild elephants in the northeastern part of Thailand is also displayed.
Underwater World Pattaya
Located on Sukhumwit Road near South Pattaya, the place is the most relaxing and refreshing one. Underwater World Pattaya takes the tourist to a journey of marine life, where one can witness more than 200 species, found around the region.
The Bottle Art Museum
The Bottle Art Museum is one of its kind museums, which exhibits more than 300 glass bottles containing churches, temples, ships, and palaces created by Dutch sculptor, Mr. Peter Bedelais.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden & Resort
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden & Resort is situated about 18 kilometers from South Pattaya. It is considered as the most beautiful garden in Southeast Asia. The place comprises of beautiful orchid nursery along with other tropical and botanical gardens.
Pattaya Hill (Khao Phra Bat)
Pattaya Hill is the best place from where one can have a scenic view of the curved bay of Pattaya. A statue of HRH Prince of Jumborn, the father of the Royal Thai Navy, is placed on top of the hill.
The Sanctuary of Truth
The Sanctuary of Truth is an enormous edifice of wood comprising a unique blend of religion, philosophy, art and culture. It reflects the Ancient Vision of Earth, Ancient Knowledge and Eastern Philosophy. Visitors can experience the joy of playing with dolphins as well.