Guided tours in Pattaya

Everyone can find something to enjoy in Pattaya, whether you are interested in its history and culture, architecture, great art, or delectable cuisine.

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Information That Will Help With Your Visit to Pattaya

Visiting Pattaya is not all about shopping and sunbathing. The city also offers many excursions and day trips. Some of the more popular ones include Ko Man Wichai, Big Buddha Temple, Elephant Village and the Nong Nooch Botanical Gardens.

Khao Pattaya Viewpoint

Located on a hill, Khao Pattaya Viewpoint offers stunning panoramic views of the city. You can enjoy uninterrupted views of the crescent shaped bay and Jomtien Beach.

Aside from the viewpoint, there are several other interesting attractions in Pattaya. You can visit the temples of Wat Phra Yai and Wat Khao Phra Bat. The temples have a huge Buddha statue and you can find a monument dedicated to Kromluang Chomphonkhetudomsak, the founding father of the Thai Navy.

You can also visit the Sanctuary of Truth, which is an impressive example of local architecture. It is a short drive from Pattaya. It is built from hand-carved wood carvings. The temple has many archeological finds.

Another popular tourist destination is the Koh Larn Island, also known as Coral Island. It is a beautiful island with great beaches. You can go jet skiing here.

Elephant Village

Located in Nong Prue, Pattaya, Elephant Village is a place to watch elephants in action and learn more about them. It is a unique tourist attraction that is popular among travelers.

During the day, visitors can observe elephants doing their everyday activities. They can also feed them and participate in other activities. They can ride on an elephant, take a photo with them and even play with them in the water.

An elephant show is held several times a day. The most entertaining one is at 14.00PM.

The village is surrounded by tropical shrubs and a lake. The elephants can draw a hoop and do other tricks. The elephants also play in the water, which is a novelty for most tourists.

The most important thing to know about the elephant village is that it does not receive any state subsidy. Rather, the village is run by volunteers. It costs about 1000 baht per day to care for an elephant. It also costs between 5000 and 6000 baht to keep one in good health.

Nong Nooch Botanical Gardens

Located near Pattaya, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden and Resort is a fascinating tourist destination. It is one of the most popular attractions in Thailand. The park offers an amazing variety of animal displays, exotic plants and cultural shows. In addition to these, the park also has a zoo. It is best to visit the garden in the morning, before the heat of the day.

The gardens are divided into two sections, namely the Animal Kingdom and the Plants' Zone. There are three kilometer-long walkways, which offer stunning views of the garden. It is recommended to walk around the gardens, as there are many beautiful and unique displays. The Elephant and Thai Cultural Show is a particularly popular attraction. It features a performance by elephants and a tug-of-war.

Big Buddha Temple

Located in Pattaya, Big Buddha Temple is one of the most popular sites to visit. Built in 1940, it is considered as one of the oldest temples in Pattaya. It features a magnificent 18-metre-tall Buddha.

Big Buddha Temple

Visiting a temple is a great way to immerse yourself in Buddhism. Aside from gaining peace, visitors can learn more about the history and culture of the temple.

There are many different temples to choose from in Pattaya. These temples are filled with a peaceful atmosphere and dramatic statues. The temples are also clean and are a good place to relax and get away from the bustling streets.

The main reason to visit a temple is to take part in a special ceremony. A monk or priest will read a prayer and offer holy water. This ritual is considered as a form of cleansing the sins and praying for enlightened health and well-being.

Ko Man Wichai

During your holiday in Pattaya, you may want to consider taking some day trips. These excursions will give you a chance to see the beauty of this lovely city while also enjoying some exciting activities. These day trips are available for both children and adults and include transportation, a professional guide and a mouth-watering lunch.

Ko Man Wichai and Ko Lan are two islands near the coast of Pattaya. These two islands are excellent for fishing, swimming and snorkeling. The waters at these beaches are calm and clear. These islands are ideal for all levels of experience.

The beaches at these islands are also great for sunbathing and water sports. You will get to see coral and tropical fish at these islands. There are three sandy coves at these islands.

What to see and to do in Pattaya

Whether you're on a vacation to Thailand or visiting a friend who lives here, there are many things to see and do in Pattaya. From shopping malls to nightclubs, there's something for everyone in this beachside city.


Central Festival Pattaya

Located on Beach Road, Central Festival Pattaya is the city's largest shopping mall. With more than 370 shops and international brands, it is a must-visit destination.

The mall also houses a food court and a cinema. The mall's location provides a stunning panoramic view of the sea and Pattaya inlet. It is open from 11am to 11pm on weekdays and till 2am on weekends.

Several high-end hotels offer free shuttle bus service to Central Festival. In addition to this, Pattaya's extensive public bus network and minibuses also serve as additional forms of transit.

The Central Food Hall offers a variety of cuisines. You can find everything from a European-style restaurant to a Thai food stall. There are also some great cafes.

Wat Phra Yai

Located on Pratumnak Hill, the Wat Phra Yai is a popular temple in Pattaya. The temple is home to a large golden Buddha statue. There are seven smaller Buddha statues as well.

The temple is a working temple, and locals come to pray for good health, wealth, and happiness. There are a number of different ways to donate to the temple.

The biggest attraction of the temple is the Buddha statue. It is 18 meters tall. It is one of the largest Buddha statues in the area.

The best way to get to Wat Phra Yai is by renting a scooter or a private driver. A ride should cost less than 2,000 Baht per trip.

Tiffany's Cabaret Show

Located in Pattaya, Tiffany's Cabaret Show is a world-famous cabaret extravaganza. The show features dazzling performances and elaborate costumes. This theatrical production is a unique combination of Bollywood, Broadway, burlesque and comedy.

Originally a one-man show, Tiffany's has expanded into one of the most famous performances in Thailand. A transvestite cabaret show, Tiffany's features talented performers from around Thailand.

The theater has a capacity of 1,000 seats. It is also equipped with the latest stage equipment, lighting and sound. It is located in the city centre of Pattaya. The show offers three shows a night, with each show lasting for about an hour.

The show has been ranked in the top ten of the world's best shows. It has been on the stage for over 28 years, and has gained a global reputation for being one of the most spectacular shows in the world.

Upside Down House

Located near Ramayana Water Park, Upside Down House in Pattaya is the world's most lopsided upside down house. It's a real house with all the furniture, living room, kitchen and toilet, but the roof is angled towards the sky.

There's also a cafe on the ground floor that serves pastries and beverages. It's a very popular attraction for tourists. It's a very fun place to take pictures, too.

If you're looking for a different perspective on the world, then you should visit Upside Down House. It's not only an interesting building, but it's a great idea for a group outing.

Upside Down House is a fun and interesting way to spend an afternoon. It's a two story house that's a lot of fun. It's also a great place for kids to have fun.

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

Located near Pattaya, Thailand, the Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is one of the best tourist attractions in the region. The beautiful park has a wide variety of plants and is one of the largest botanical gardens in Southeast Asia. The park was built by a couple who love orchids.

In addition to the main botanical garden, the park also has a mini-zoo. This zoo features tigers and exotic animals such as monkeys and goats. Visitors can take part in feeding these animals. The mini-zoo is a popular destination for children. The cost is 20 baht per treat.

There is a shuttle service from Ekkamai bus station to the park every three hours. You can also hire a taxi for a more comfortable ride.

Ban Amphur

Located between Bang Sarae and Pattaya, Ban Amphur is a small fishing village. It's got a nice waterfront, some great restaurants, and a funky little yacht club. And if you're into water sports, you'll be happy to know that there are a number of good dive schools here.

It's also got a pretty good golf course. There are two in the area, and the Phoenix Gold Golf & Country Club is one of the best in the region. It's a short drive from the Pattaya city centre, and it's an ideal spot to stay for the weekend.

There's also a nice little playground in Ban Amphur, and a few restaurants. There's not much to do in the town itself, but it's a good spot to base yourself if you're a bit of a cultured beach bum.

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