What to see in Pattaya on my own - my list

Although Pattaya is relativelya young city, where there are no ancient monuments of history and architecture, there is something to see here. Thanks to the tireless imagination of the Thais and the lush tropical nature, at the moment in Pattaya and the surrounding area there are a lot of interesting places to visit, where there is something to do. Delightful parks and temples, breathtaking rides and colorful shows, rich marine and animal life - all this can be seen both in Pattaya itself and in its surroundings.

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Russian speaking excursions

You can buy a tour, either at your hotel guide (but this is always more expensive), if you take a rest on a trip, or choose yourself in one of the street travel agencies.

Constantly asked to advise a proven localthe agency that I used myself. I advise: Alpha Travel. Large selection of excursions, including in Russian. Conveniently, you can write to them through the messenger, and make an order directly on the site.

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If you are not friends with left-hand traffic and driving a bike, then it is better to take a tour. For an entrance ticket and a taxi, you still give a total more than a tour.

Of course, in some interesting places you canYou can get there by public transport, but entrance tickets with a guided tour will be cheaper than a ticket at the box office. Local agencies use a discount when purchasing tickets for the tour.

What to see in Pattaya

Tropical Garden Nong Nooch

One of the most beautiful places in Pattaya, the largestbotanical garden in a region with a huge territory and the largest private collection of plants in the world. In addition to gardens with many types of orchids, cacti, bonsai trees, palm trees and ferns, there is a copy of Versailles Park, a collection of copies of Buddhist stupas from different provinces of Thailand, a copy of Stonehenge, as well as gardens of butterflies and birds, a small zoo, a pond and even a collection of sports cars.

In addition to plants on the territory of Nong Nooch cansee a thematic show dedicated to Thai culture and an elephant show, which is recognized as one of the best in the country. In the evening, the lights are turned on in the gardens, making the walk around Nong Nooch even more romantic. More about the park.

Park Nong Nooch

Park Nong Nooch

Boat trip to the paradise tropical islands

Beaches with white sand and azure water,just like from a Bounty ad, start just 15 minutes from Pattaya on a speedboat. The closest island to Pattaya is Koh Lan. True, it is a bit much tourists. If you want truly uninhabited, deserted beaches, not spoiled by the presence of crowds of tourists, you need to drive a little more.

Phai, Luam, Krok, Sak, Rin, Manvichay, Cram, Pet,Talu and Tau Noi and, of course, Samet - there are really a lot of islands around Pattaya, as well as various tours offered by Pattaya travel agencies. You can choose a tour on a large double-deck ship or on a boat, catamaran or yacht.

The program can also be different and usuallyIt includes not only beach holidays and lunch, but also snorkeling, fishing and other sea-related activities Only bright impressions and positive emotions from visiting the paradise islands with their beautiful tropical nature remain unchanged.

Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark

New huge water park is 20 minutes away.drive from Pattaya. This is a thematic water park studio Kartun Network, it presents the characters and characters of television shows and cartoons. The water park has 9 entertainment zones, wave pools, high-speed water slides, and an area for surfing. In addition to water activities, various entertainment shows with cartoon characters are provided for children in the park.

Contact Zoo Khao Kheo

This is not an ordinary zoo in Khao Kheo.most of the animals are either behind a small fence or walk straight along the lawns. They can be touched, ironed and fed. Khao Kheo - the largest contact zoo in Thailand, is located 40 minutes from Pattaya, on 800 hectares of land, which occupy the jungle, pastures and water bodies. Here are many species of animals, including rare ones. Since the area is very large, between the zones of the zoo, visitors move on electric cars. More about the zoo.

Elephant Village and Elephant Riding

Elephant Village is not only a place where you canride elephants, feed and watch the show with them, it is also a reserve where people are sick and wounded elephants are treated. In the village, you can also listen to what care the elephants need, how they are trained and taught to play musical instruments, kick the ball and draw. Elephant walks through the jungle are held several times a day, last from 1 hour to 3 hours and include rafting, a visit to the waterfall, an elephant management workshop and lunch. And, of course, with elephants can be photographed by anyone.

Jump from the tower of Pattaya Park

Attraction on the 56th floor of the tower above the water parkPattaya Park is, above all, an unforgettable experience and emotions. From the tower down comes a thick cable that drives both booths and just devices with carbines. A winding is attached to the person, which is attached to the cable, brought to the edge of the roof and pushed into the back. It sounds scary, but in fact the descent is smooth, so everyone is usually happy with the attraction. So the most difficult - in full gear to stand in line for a jump. Read more about the tower.

Double bed

Double bed

Tiffany show

This is one of the world's best shows and the most famous.cabaret transvestites. And the very first show of such a plan in Southeast Asia, it has existed since 1974. The cabaret shows are very bright and colorful, in part it looks like a carnival or circus or variety show. The hall where the shows take place is perfectly equipped, the scenery is impressive.

The show consists of four parts: a story about the history of the Kingdom of Siam, about the Chinese emperor, a story based on the American musical “Funny Girl” and a show program to music. Among other things, the show features the Russian song “Katyusha” and the compositions of some Russian pop stars. Photo and video filming during the performance is prohibited, but after that you can take a picture for an additional fee with any of the artists. At least once is worth seeing.

Temple complex Wat Yan

The Wat Yang complex is located about 15 km fromPattaya, on the shore of the pond. One of its attractions is the Chinese Temple and the Viharna Sien Museum, dedicated to Thai-Chinese friendship and the interpenetration of their cultures. In addition to the Wat Yang itself, at the lake one can see a lot of arbors for meditation, and on the hill there is a stupa with the imprint of the Buddha’s foot. 300 steps lead to the mortar, and from above there is a beautiful and peaceful view of the surroundings. Details about the complex.

Wat Yang or Wat Yansangwararam

Wat Yang or Wat Yansangwararam

Golden Buddha Mountain

Mount Khao Chi-chan or Mount Golden Buddha - moreone attraction and shrine not far from the complex. The Buddha image was laid out in the rock for the 50th anniversary of the reign of the current King of Thailand, ordered by his children. The mountain is surrounded by a park and is guarded by the military. Not far from Wat Yan there is a purely tourist attraction, the so-called Village of Long-necked Women from the Karen tribe. Historically, the people of this tribe live in the north of Thailand. More on Buddha's Mount.

View of the mountain from the entrance

View of the mountain from the entrance

Silverlake Vineyards

Besides this, there is another interesting place nearby.walking place - Silver Lake. These are private vineyards by the lake, where you can not only breathe fresh air and admire the views, but also taste the local grapes, juice and wine from it. All of the above places can be visited in one day, by themselves, they add up to a nice country outing. Read more about vineyards.

Tiger Zoo

Tiger Park is located in Pattaya itself. Opened recently, but has already become popular, since so many people want to take a selfie with a big “cat”. The creators of the park assure that tigers are not drugged, they are simply trained and have lived with a man since childhood. Moreover, you can look at tigers in enclosures for free. But go to them inside, stroke, already for money. More about the zoo.

Mini Siam

The park is filled with exact copies of both Siamese andworld monuments of architecture. Each layout has a sign with a detailed description of the building. That part, where the layouts of Thai attractions, was created about 20 years ago. Layouts of world attractions are larger and were created much later.

Among them are Russian monuments: St. Basil's Cathedral and the monument on Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd. In the Siamese part you can see the temples of Thailand, Burma, Laos and Cambodia, including the famous Cambodian temple of Angkor Wat. It is interesting to walk in the park both in the afternoon and in the evening, when the lights turn on, making miniature layouts of historic buildings and temples even more interesting. More about attractions.

Temple of Truth

Temple of Truth (The Sanctuary of Truth) - owned by ThaiThe millionaire and philanthropist is more than a hundred-meter wooden structure richly decorated with handmade wooden sculptures. Construction began in 1981, and is still ongoing. The temple is announced as a completely wooden building in the style of ancient Khmer architecture, built without a single nail, and has four groups representing images relating to Buddhism and Hinduism.

In addition to the temple itself in a large areacomplex can watch the show with folk dances, battles and puppet shows, which are held twice a day. You can also ride elephants and horses, feed the animals in the mini-zoo and relax in the cafe by the pond.

Temple of Truth in Pattaya

Temple of Truth in Pattaya

Theater Alangkarn, historical show

The show introduces the centuries-old history of the kingdom.Siam, its culture, traditions and art. The territory of the theater is located outside the city, but not far from Pattaya, besides the main building, there are small benches, walkways and greenery, and an hour before the audience is invited, guests are invited to a dinner with a buffet. The show takes place on a huge stage with rich and colorful decorations.

Elephants act out scenes from the Thai epic, the actorsperform acrobatics and stunts. The presentation also uses fireworks and a laser show. Bright spectacle with beautiful costumes and Thai folk music. After the show you can take pictures with artists and elephants.

Ripley Museum "Believe it or not"

The Ripley Museum in Pattaya is located on site.shopping center Royal Garden Plaza in the city center. The unusualness of the place is hinted at by the tail of a red airplane sticking straight out of the building. In addition to the museum, "Believe it or not," where there are all sorts of oddities and oddities, like in the Kunstkamera. Here you can see a vest tied from a person's hair, a huge Titanic model of matches and other wonders.

There are several other attractions in the complex: endless mirror labyrinth, fear room, 4D cinema with moving chairs, wax museum. The founder of this unusual museum is Robert Ripley, an American traveler and collector of the most strange and amazing. The Ripley Museum in Pattaya consists of ten rooms, each of which is devoted to a specific theme.

Three Kingdoms Theme Park Three Kingdoms Theme Park

"Three Kingdoms" - quiet and perfectly suitedfor walking architectural park complex outside the city, built by a Sino-Thai businessman. The park was created based on the Chinese literary work "Three Kingdoms", which is one of four classical Chinese novels and tells about the events of the II-III century, when the Celestial Empire broke up into three states: Wei, Xu and

The park has a relatively small area, about 6 hectares, and is designed according to the laws of Feng Shui. Perhaps that is why walking around the park is so nice. More about the park.

Park Three Kingdoms

Park Three Kingdoms

3D Museum in Pattaya - Art in Paradise

Good place for those who lovetake pictures. Using optical illusions and effects, the artists created on the walls of the halls of the museum paintings with the effect of three-dimensional space into which anyone can fit. The area of ​​the museum is very impressive, about 5800 square meters, in each of the many halls there are images and subjects on a specific topic.

Sea inhabitants, animals, classic paintings, one of the heroes of which can be anyone. An interesting and fun place where visitors take hundreds of photos and rejoice like children. More about the museum.

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