Pattaya Viewpoint

Pattaya Attractions


Underwater World Pattaya
Located on Sukhumvit Road, Tambon Nong Prue, this aquarium offers an insight into the area's rich marine life. Underwater World Pattaya is a modern aquarium with a 100-metre state-of-the-art acrylic tunnel where visitors can walk through an underwater environment filled with dozens of marine species including the rare shovel-nosed ray, a hybrid between a shark and a stingray, providing visitors with the unique experience of viewing the displays at close quarters through crystal-clear water.

Thunder Rock Dinosaur Park
Located on Sukhumvit Road, 4 km. from South Pattaya, this place brings you face-to-fate with life-size replicas of the creatures that lived two hundred million years ago including a Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Velociraptor and a Petinosaurus. Come and wander through the Dinosaur Age, imagining the Earth when it was inhabited by the fierce predator T-Rex. Open daily 10.00 a.m.– 6.00 p.m.

Khao Chi Chan Carved Buddha Mountain
The cliff face inlaid with gold leaf in the outline of a sitting Sukhothai-Lanna Buddha is dedicated to the commemoration of His Majesty the King's Golden Jubilee, the 50th anniversary of his accession to the throne. This 130-metre-high Buddha's royally-bestowed name is Phra Phuttha Maha Wachira Utta Mopat Satsada, which means His Lord Buddha is virtuous and glorious as Maha Wachira (the Great Wisdom). The surroundings are a wide variety of flowering plants and a number of pavilions for meditation and rest. Directly in front of the cliff face are shrines, elaborate gardens, and a number of terraced pools stocked with lotus flowers.

Khao Phra Tamnak
This small hill also known as Khao Phra Bat, its peak accessed by an asphalt road, affords panoramic views of Pattaya City and Pattaya Bay. Khao Phra Tamnak has been developed and is currently the site of the So To Ro 5 radio station, where there is, a monument to Kromluang Chumphon, known as the 'Father of the Royal Thai Navy'. A Buddha image is enshrined on the hilltop.

Chaloem Phra Kiat Park
Located on Phra Tamnak Road at the foot of Khao Pattaya, the small park is dedicated to the commemoration of His Majesty the King's sixtieth birthday on 5 December, 1987. The gardens boast a wide variety of flowering plants, while the park also includes jogging trails and exercise facilities.

The Million-Years Stone Park and Pattaya Crocodile Farm
This place is a popular attraction for Thai and foreign tourists. Covering an area of close to 40 acres, the compound comprises rock gardens and a botanical garden of rare plants and beautiful landscapes. Top sights include fossilised plants over a million years in age and a 200-year-old Thai style bonsai, plus dwarf horses, ostriches, crocodile polls and a collection of rare animals such as albino bears. Crocodile round-ups, magic and animal performances are major attractions. Open daily 8.00 a.m.- 6.30 p.m., with six crocodile shows from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Mini SiamMini Siam This miniature city is on the left-hand side at the 143-km. marker on Sukhumvit Road before reaching Pattaya town. The models, made to a scale of 1 to 25, cover places of worship, ancient remains and famous sights in Thailand and abroad. Open daily 7.00 a.m.-10.00 p.m.

 

 

Bottle Art Museum The Museum, located on Sukhumvit Road, at the 146-km. marker, showcases art contained in glass bottles. The exhibits are the creations of Dutch sculptor, Mr. Peter Bedelais, who has crafted various intricate pieces and assembled them in glass bottles of different shapes. Open daily 9.00 a.m.- 8.00 p.m.

Elephant Village PattayaElephant Village Pattaya Located on Sukhumvit Road, which lies off Highway No. 3 at the 146-km. marker, this elephant camp focuses on the working life of elephants and their mahouts. Visitors can enjoy riding on an elephant's back and cart, road trips, and trekking. There is a daily performance of elephants at work and play, as well as a grand war parade at 2.30 p.m. Open daily 8.30 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.

 

 

Pattaya Park This amusement centre at Hat Jomtien features a large water park with giant slides, a sky-high basket/hopper and other fun activities. There is also a tower topped with a revolving restaurant that commands panoramic views of the area.

The Sanctuary of Truth
Construction of this gigantic architectural structure, located on the shore at Laem Ratchawet on Na Klua Road, North Pattaya, was begun in 1981 by Mr. Lek Wiriyaphan, founder of the Ancient City in Samut Prakan, and today has assumed colossal proportions. Made entirely of wood and with exquisite architectural carvings, the building was conceived out of the vision that human civilisation has been achieved and nurtured by religious and philosophical truth. Open daily 8.30 a.m.-5.00 p.m.

Royal Theatre
Also at the Royal Garden Plaza, this theatre offers high-tech screenings of motion and movement experienced in real life. Open daily 11.00 a.m.- 11.00 p.m. Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum
The museum, at the Royal Garden Plaa, Pattaya Beach, houses a collection of more than 300 strange and amazing things from around the world. Open daily 11.00 a.m.- 11.00 p.m.

Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum
The museum, at the Royal Garden Plaa, Pattaya Beach, houses a collection of more than 300 strange and amazing things from around the world. Open daily 11.00 a.m.- 11.00 p.m.

Monkey Show
Located in Soi Chaiyaphruek, off Highway No. 3 at the 151-km. marker, the centre displays how monkeys are trained to pick coconuts and perform other tasks. There is also cockfighting and a snake show. Open daily from 8.00 a.m.-5.00 p.m.

Siriporn Orchid
Located at 61/1 Mu 7 Tambon Nong Prue, the farm has a wide array of different orchids. Visitors may purchase plants or cut flowers. Open daily 8.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Horseshoe Point Club
Ten kin. off Sukhumvit Road, Horseshoe Point Club offers horse riding at all levels of proficiency, as well as dressage, cross-country jumping, polo and lodges are also available. Open daily 8.30 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Three Kingdoms Park
Situated close to the Horseshoe Point Club, the Park contains several beautiful Chinese-style buildings and art objects. Open daily 10.00 a.m.- 5.00 p.m. on weekdays and 10.00 a.m.- 6.00 p.m. on weekends.

Wat Yansangwararam
Located 15 km. south of Pattaya, off to the left of Sukhumvit Road at the 160-km. marker, Wat Yansangwararam was dedicated to the Supreme Patriarch in 1976 and was later graciously put under the patronage of His Majesty the King. It is a superb example of modern Thai religious architecture. while the park-like grounds also contain pavilions designed in different national styles.

Nong Nooch Village
About 18 kin. south of Pattaya (Pattaya-Sattahip route), off to the left of Sukhumvit Road at the 163-km. marker, Suan Nong Nooch is a recreation park in a typical Thai setting, with tropical gardens, elephants and cultural shows. Open daily 8.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.