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Attractions in Pattaya
Khao Pattaya View Point
Pattaya Hill or Khao Pattaya is also known as Khao Phra Tamnuk, you can see a panoramic view of the whole Pattaya Bay and the city from the highest of the hill. The hill at the evening time is more popular than the afternoon time because of an opportunity to see sunset on the horizon. You can also see the view by using binoculars provided but they need to pay 10 Baht per a few minutes. You can visit there for both day and night time. However, the gate to visit the navy broadcasting station and the Jumborn Prince statue is closed at 09:00 pm., but visitors can still enjoy the view at a scenic point provided outside of the gate.

How to get there
The location of the hill is very near to the city, approximately 2 kilometers from South Pattaya.
Suan Chaloemphrakiat (Fitness Park)
is at foot of Pattaya hill on Phratani'uk Road. This small park, covering a large area, was dedicated to commemorate His Majesty the King's sixtieth birthday on December 5, 1988. The gardens of the park boast a wide variety of flowering plants. There are also multipurpose grounds and winding trails for walking or jogging and standard exercise facilities. On any given day, a large number of people will relax, jog, exercise or simple enjoy the scenery of Pattaya in this park.
The Million-Year Stone Park and Crocodile Farm
The Million Years Stone Park and Crocodile Farm is a good place for who to love in the beautiful nature and fine culture of Thailand. It was founded by Khun Suan Phanomwattanakul, a businessman who loves the nature.

The Million Years Stone Park and Crocodile Farm located on an over-70-acre piece of land, this Park & Farm is a new striking tourist attraction created with more than 20 years' efforts, for all nature lovers.

For over 30 years since his youth, Khun Suan had made every effort to collect natural objects that are valuable because of their rarity or oddity, such as Thai-style trained trees that are more than 200 years old from the early Rattanakosin period, fossilized tree trunks that are aged millions of years, and stratified rocks that are so colourful, in the hope that one day he would be able to build a tourist spot for people from far and near and those of future generations, to view and admire together his collection of natural wonders and to study and learn from the actual things instead of text books, pictures and hearsay which would be then only choices if the actual objects should be allowed to disappear.

How to get there
Drive from Pattaya just 15 minute from Pattaya.

Opening Hours: Daily from 08:00 am. - 06:30 pm. Crocodile Shows 09:00 am, 10:00 am., 11:00 am., 12:00 pm., 01:00 pm., 02:20 pm., 03:30 pm., and 05:00 pm.
Admission: Adult 300 Baht, Child 150 Baht (Price are subject to change)
Contact: Tel. 0 3824 9347-9
Khao Pattaya (Khao Phra Bat) Suan Chaloemphrakiat (Fitness Park) The Million Years Stone Park and Crocodile Farm
Mini Siam
Mini Siam is the place where you can see the world in one location, covered the area of 30 rais. It was built in 1986 from the idea of Kasem Kasemkiartisakul at the ratio of 1:25 of the originals. Significant Thai buildings such as the Phra Sri Rattanasasadarm Temple, the Victory Monument, the Bridge over the River Kwae, Phraram 9 Bridge, and the Phimai Stone Sanctuary are also displayed here. In addition, there are also miniatures of famous European and American buildings such as the Eiffel Tower, the Tower Bridge, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Statue of Liberty, and the Grand Canyon.

Opening Hours: Daily from 07:00 am. – 10:00 pm.
Admission: Adult 250 Baht, Child 120 Baht
Contact: Tel. 0 3872 7333, 0 3872 7666
Pattaya Kart Speedway
Pattaya Kart Speedway is a very first Go-kart racing circuit in Pattaya with an over 20 experience, Pattaya Kart Speedway continue to be a leader in fast, safety and fun sport of choice.

It gives the most alike feeling of Formular one at a less costly and more safety. Controlling the Go-Kart and not letting it sliding of the track is challenging. Driving “Go- kart” requires driver to balance the movement of a kart and their boby. You need to steer in the direction of the turn, shift your body weight as you turn, and control the throttle so that the rear tires can complete the turn.

This unique fun is provided in our 450 meters Beginner Track for amateur and children with mini-karts and double- seated kart so that you can give your kid a driving lessens. Experience drivers can be thrilled in an 750 meters Professional Track, recently remade for a smooth weaving in and out with wide range of different speeds.

Admission: Vehicles with a 4-stroke engine cost 500 Baht a shot on the 800-metre 'Professional Track'. (Price are subject to change)
Contact: Tel. 0 3842 2044
The Pattaya Park
The Pattaya Park at Chomthian features a large water park with giant sliders and a tower with a revolving restaurant, which offers a panoramic view of Pattaya. Visitors can enjoy many instruments, which offer excitement and a great fun.

Opening Hours: Daily from 09:00 am. - 07:00 pm.
Contact: Tel. 0 3825 1201-8; 0 3836 4110-20
Mini Siam Pattaya Cart Speedway
Pattaya Elephant Village
Pattaya Elephant Village was opened in 1973 as a sanctuary for former working elephants. These elephants, through reasons of injury or ill health, can no longer be used as a part of the backbone of heavy work in the jungles of Thailand. Also because of their diminishing habitat, it is now longer possible to return them to the wild.

The Elephant Village provides then magnificent creatures with a safe haven, where they may live out their lives with dignity and freedom from fear. A visit to the Elephant Village is not only unique experience, but it is also a lifesaver because the fees paid by our visitors contribute to, the very survival of the elephants, both now and in the future.

How to get there
Located on Phonpraphanimit Road, which is off of Highway No.3 at Km. 145.

Opening Hours: Daily from 11:00 am - 10:00 pm.
Admission: 650 - 2,000 (Price are subject to change)
Contact: Tel. 0 3824 9818, 0 3824 9853, 0 3873 4470
Siriporn Orchid Pattaya
Siriporn Orchid Farm offer a different color and different species of orchids such as the Cattleya, Vanda, Daedrovium, Escosanda, Pompadours, Mokara, Oncidium, Aranthera, Aranda, Arachnis, Renanthera, Ascocenda, Phalaenopsis, Paphiopedilum and many others can be found in the farm. For the lovers of this exotic flora, being surrounded by so many colors from soft pinks and pale blues to bright yellows and dark reds is like a magical experience.

How to get there
The official address of Siriporn Orchid Farm is 235/14 Moo 5, Tambon Nong Prue. To get there, from Sukhumvit Road, turn left at the traffic light intersection in Central Pattaya to Soi Nern Plub Wan. Go straight ahead for about 500 meters. Along the road, you’ll see road signs pointing to the Siriporn Orchid Farm. The farm is on the right side of the road.

Opening Hours: Daily from 08:00 am. - 05:00 pm.
Admission: Adult: 10 Baht (Price are subject to change)
Contact: Tel. 0 3842 9013
Pattaya Water Park Elephant Village Siriporn Orchid Farm
Bhira Interanational Circuit Race Course
is an international car and motorcycle race course. It is situated on State Highway 36 (Pattaya-Rayong) about 15 kilometers from Pattaya City. Races take place regularly on Saturdays and Sundays.

Additional information: may be obtained by calling (081) 323 0616
Lakeland Water Cable Ski
on Sukhumvit Highway, Kilometer 150.5, about 5 kilometers from Pattaya City. This is another venue for amusement and recreational sports that Pattaya has to offer. It comprises an enormous fresh water lake, with cable skis, a sport that is fast-going popularity.

Opening Hours: Daily from 10:00 am. - 09:00 pm.
Admission: 300 Baht per person (for around 2 hours)
Contact: Tel. 0 3823 2690-2 for more information
The Bottle Art Museum Pattaya
Bottle Art Museum Pattaya is the only museum in Thailand to presents architecture building in different shape and size of bottles. Peter Bedelais, the artist, inspiringly created over 300 amazing miniature art placed in bottles. These artworks show traditions, cultures, living circumstances, exquisite landscapes, and many different places. Apart from more than 300 art works in the bottles, there are also different types of hand-made ships presented in the Meseum. At the present, the Bottle Art Museum is located in North Pattaya, opposite to Mini Siam Pattaya.

How to get there
The Museum is located at km 145 off Highway No. 3

Opening Hours: Daily from 09:00 am. - 06:00 pm.
Admission: Adult 200 Baht, Child 100 Baht (Price are subject to change)
Contact: Tel. 0 3842 2957
Bhira Interanational Circuit Race Course Lakeland Water Cable Ski Bottle Art
Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum
Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum is a famous museum in Pattaya, the museum also features the Motion Master Theatre with flight simulator technology. It was founded by Robert Ripley from the United States, who managed to collect over 300 mystical, exotic and unusual items from all over the world, divided into 10 individual themes including optical illusion, primitive torture devices including masks made from human skin, humans with 4 eyes, horses with 3 legs, a replica of the Titanic made from a million matchsticks.

How to get there
The location of Ripley's Believe It or Not! is on the second floor of Royal Garden Plaza, which is very near Pattaya walking street. So it would be very easy to go there as there are always many of Song Thaew heading to the Beach Road.

Opening Hours: Daily from 11:00 am. - 11:00 pm.
Admission: Adult: 480 Baht; Child: 380 Baht (Price are subject to change)
Contact: Tel. 0 3871 0294-8
Bamrung Sailing and Paramotor Centre
located at Huai Sak Nok Reservoir at Kilometer 150 on Sukhumvit Highway, turn left into the lane next to the Green Way Golf Driving Range, for about 4 kilometers, Look for a sign indicating the entrance. Different types of aquatic sports are available and instructions are also offered for windsurfing, sailing, paramotors, para-gliders by course or by the hour. Certificates are conferred upon completion of the course by the Royal Yacht Association (RYC), a renowned British Institution. Restaurant facilities are offered and boats such as canoes, catamarans and kayaks are available for rent The atmosphere of the reservoir is relaxing and cool. Between the months of November and February thousands of teals, swallows, and herons migrate to this area.

Those interested in these aquatic sports should call Khun Burnmng Ruamsap at 08 1354 4986 or (08 1946 7859, for additional information
Buddha Hill (Pratumnak)
The Big Buddha in Pattaya is situated at the top of Pratumnak Hill, high as a three storey house which it linked to the Pratamnak Hill and Admiral Hill Viewpoint via a tunnel. The Big Buddha also known as Pattaya Hill is just an eight to ten minute's drive from Viewpoint or you can reached this huge Buddha image by walk up a not-too-difficult staircase with the guardian serpent on each side leading you to the temple. From Buddha hill you will see a panoramic view of the whole Pattaya Bay and the city.

How to get there
The Big Buddha is only 2km from South Pattaya and entry to the temple is free. However you can take mini-bus or songtaew to go there in price around 200 baht.
Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum Bamrung Sailing and Paramotor Centre Three Kingdoms Theme Park
The Sanctuary of Truth
The Sanctuary of Truth or know well as Prasat Satchatham Temple, It is a wooden temple and located by the sea. It was designed by Lek Wiriyapan, the founder of the Ancient City at Samut Prakan Province in 1981. The Temple is entirely built with wood. The beauty of the Temple is elaborated through wood dwellings and woodcarvings. It is considered an exotic and imposing architectural work of art of the century, embellishing with artwork and woodcarvings which reflects the intellect and spirit of the Eastern civilization and art. It also reflects the importance of religion which has helped to uphold the world. The Temple received the award of Outstanding Tourist Attraction from the Tourism Industry Awards in 2008.

How to get there
On Wong Phra Chan Beach, 3 km from North Pattaya. If you are driving from Naklua Rd., turn into Soi 12 and drive towards the end of the Soi where there is a large entrance towards the Temple on the right.

Opening Hours: Daily from 08:00 am. - 05:00 pm. Within the Temple compound, the dolphin training is shown daily at 11:30 am. and 03:30 pm.
Admission: Adults are 500 Baht and 250 Baht for children (Price are subject to change)
Contact: Tel. 0 3836 7229, 0 3836 7915
Koh Lan Sanctuary of Truth (Prasat Satchatham)
Khao Chi Chan
Khao Chi Chan features a sculptural image erected to honor His Majesty King erected to honor is Majesty King Bhumibol on te occasion of te 50th anniversary of his enthronenment. The image is a sitting figure called Pang Man Wichai and copied from Phra Phuttawarachabopit which combines both Sukhothai and Lanna arts. The images is 109 meters in eight and 70 meters and the figure is named Phra Phuttamaha Wachirauttamapat Satsada that means the Buddha who has brightness and sublimity like Mahawachira. There are many kinds of plant surrounding and huts for the visitors.
Wat Yansangwararam
Situated approximately 15 kilometers south of Pattaya City, the temple, which covers a total area of 146 acres, can be reached by turning left from Sukhumvit Road at Km.160 marker. The temple was built in 1976 to pay respect Somdet Phra Yanasangwon, the present Supreme Patriarch and was later graciously admitted to be under the patronage of His Majesty the King. The temple grounds is comprised of: a mondop (pavilion with four gables) enshrining a replica of the Buddha's footprints, a large stupa where the relics of the Lord Buddha and his disciples are enshrined, Phra Yanaret Vihan and an international pavilion representing the architecture of several countries.
Pattaya Underwater World
Pattaya Underwater World is most modern ocean aquarium in Asia, boasting a 100-meter-long, 6.4-centimeter-thick acrylic pedestrian tunnel through an underwater environment filled with dozens of marine species. The new theme park covers a total area of 12-rai and is housed in a structure similar to a large circus tent.

The aquarium itself houses more than 4,000 marine animals, comprising more than 200 different species from the region as well as some rare creatures from overseas. Top in the Visitors must-see list is the rare shovelnose ray, a hybrid between a shark and a stingray.

How to get there
Located just 200 meters south of Tesco Lotus in South Pattaya.

Opening Hours: Daily from 09.00 am- 06:00 pm.
Admission: Adult 450 Baht, Child 250 Baht but free for any children are less tall than 90 centimeters (Price are subject to change)
Contact: Tel. 0 3875 6879
Khao Chi Chan Wat Yansangwararam Underwater World Pattaya
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden Pattaya
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden has area 1,500-rai and it is world renowned for impressive Elephant and Thai Cultural Shows, along with what is largely considered the biggest and most beautiful botanical garden in Southeast Asia.

The garden designs and landscape art of different countries are featured including French Garden, Pineapple garden, Butterfly Garden, Cactus Garden, Topiary Garden and Stonehenge Garden. The botanical species are various such as heliconia and zingiberales, cactus, palm, rhapis and creepers and climbers. A skywalk allows visitors to view the gardens from above. There is also a mini zoo, Thai cultural performances, elephant show. They also hold special events and activities.

How to get there
It is located 18 km from the entrance to South Pattaya, turn left from Sukhumvit Rd. at km 163 marker, continue about 3.5 km.

Opening Hours: Daily from 08:00 am. - 06:00 pm.
Admission: 400 Baht for adults. The ticket include cultural performances and elephant show. (Price are subject to change)
Contact: Tel. 0 3870 9358-62
Ko Kham Undersea
It's a small island situated in the south of Sattahip District approximately 9 kilometers from land, and 45 minutes by boat. It has an approximate area of 61 rai under the responsibility of the Naval Coast Guard. The northern part of the island if full of caral and aquatic animals. Tourists can take the boat to Kham Island from Sattahip harbor market, or the Samaesan Fishing Port.

Contact: Tel. 0 3843 2170
Suan Nong Nooch (Nong Nooch Garden) Ko Kham Undersea
Khao Sam Muk
A low hillock situated between Ang Sila and Bang Saen on the road that runs along the seashore is Khao Sam Muk a place known by most Thais for its tragic love story. According to the legend, two lovers jumped off of the cliff to declare their eternal love after facing parental objection to their marriage. A panoramic view of Bang Saen beach can be seen from the hilltop. Good quality Thai and Chinese seafood restaurants are located at the foot of the hills providing reasonably priced sumptuous dishes.
Pattaya Floating Market
Pattaya Floating Market covered an approximately area of 100,000 square meters, it's present Cultures and traditions of 4 regions of Thailand - Northern, Southern, Central, and Northeasthern. How Thai people from these 4 regions live, what their main activities are, and what the main products from there are, so the floating market could indicate what Thai people in different areas live and what they earn from their ancient times.

At Pattaya Floating Market have more than 80 paddle boats are on standby to ferry visitors around the compound along many Thai style teak wood buildings, linked by a network of canals, bridges and a number of different sized islands with exotic plants and trees.The boat trip will slowly expose the richness of the surrounding architectural and cultural river side living. Water vendors moving with their paddle boats from dock to dock and offering their unique range of freshly cooked delicious traditional Thai dishes.

More than 110 boutique-shops presenting wooden hand carvings, silks and cloth weaving, special Thai herbs and herbal products, many OTOP products and other native items from all over Thailand. The Nueng Siam Woodcarving Museum has on display rare pieces of crafted 200 years old teak and is home for the impressive and beautiful carved image of the elephant god Ganesha.

How to get there
There are also buses available for visitors to go Pattaya Floating Market. However, there are only 5 times a day (every 2 hours). For taking a bus to the floating market, this could be the cheapest choice for visitors, approximately 20 baht, but visitors might need to check the time table of the beach bus services in order to know what time the bus will arrive at their closest bus stop. In the case that visitors are impatient, they can also go to the Floating Market by metered taxi or Song Thaew, but they need to pay higher.

Opening Hours Daily from 10:00 am. - 12:00 am.
Admission Adult: 100 Baht (Price are subject to change)
Contact Tel. 0 3870 6340, 08 6313 7595
Phanaraks Park
situated on Pornprapanimitr Road turning left on Sukhumvit Road at Kilometer 145 for about 5 kilometers. A privately-owned resort, the garden has maintained a natural atmosphere with fish ponds and fishing equipment available for rent. A swimming pool and accommodation in the form of tents and bungalows are on hand to serve visitors.

Additional information: may be obtained and reservations made by calling 0 3825 9156
Art in Paradise Pattaya
Art in Paradise Pattaya is a cool place to visit in Pattaya, the museum present illusion art. Additionally, visitors can enjoy the museum interactively by taking photos of your posture with 3d illusion painting or even touching the painting. Besides, its location is really great since it is in the city, Near North Pattaya Big C Supercenter. Not surprisingly, the museum is popular for visitors in different ages, especially kids.

How to get there
- By mini-bus (Songthaew) : Take mini-bus to go to Pattaya Second Road and the Art in Paradise Pattaya located near Big C Supercenter.
- By car : You can go directly to the museum and you can park your vehicle around the museum.

Opening Hours: Daily from 09:00 am. - 09:00 pm.
Admission: Adult: 500 Baht, Child: 300 Baht (Price are subject to change)
Contact: Tel. 0 3842 4500