Pattaya is nestled along the eastern gulf of Thailand enveloped with sandy beaches and houses several smaller islands. In just over an hour drive from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, you can enjoy the sea breeze in the comfort of some of the most luxurious beach resorts. Even thou Pattaya is renowned for its nightlife and booze, there are still so much more places to explore.
For those looking for more substance out of their trip rather than the usual GoGobars, I’ve assembled Top 10 must visit places in Pattaya for you to see and experience.
Top 10 Must Visit Places In Pattaya (Number 6 ~ 10)
(6) – Ripley’s Haunted Adventure
Ripley’s Haunted Adventure is not for the faint-hearted!!! Get ready to be scared outta your wits!!! You’ll find all the usual horrors here aka monsters, fog, mazes in this spooky “haunted house” attraction. There are a number of scare zones filled with “demons and maniacs”. The creepy anxiety of anticipating the next jump care will literally send shivers down your spine.
Operating Hours: Daily, 11:00 – 23:00
Address: Located inside Royal Garden Plaza, 3rd floor, Pattaya Beach Road
(7) – Sanctuary Of Truth
Overlooking Pattaya sealine, Sanctuary Of Truth takes on classic Thai temple architecture with a modern twist. This iconic structure in Pattaya is craved entirely from teak wood. Be whelmed by how each wooden sculpture is crafted detaily. Photo geeks can be sure to get excellent photo opportunities here.
Operating Hours: Daily, 08:00 – 17:00
Address: 206/2 Moo 5, Soi Naklua 12 , Naklua, Banglamung, Chonburi 20150
(8) – Art In Paradise
This is the perfect selfie, welfie place for all the narcissists. Opps~ You can start putting your acting skills to work, by posing along with the interactive trick artworks. Art In Paradise has over a hundred art pieces placed in ten themed zones, covering historical sites, fairytale backgrounds to optical illusions. Be Warned: Art In Paradise will leave your cameras and mobile phone’s battery drained, memory full and you could probably see the narcissistic dark side of everyone.
Operating Hours: Daily, 09:00 – 21:00
Address: 78/34 Moo 9, Pattaya 2nd Road, North Pattaya
(9) – Mini Siam Pattaya
Live like a giant for a day at Mini Siam Pattaya. You get to travel around the globe, exploring the world’s iconic landmarks, all downsized to the scale of 1:25. From the ruins of Ayutthaya to the Eiffel Tower and relics from Egypt. It’s the perfect place to start snapping away with your cameras! Try to go in the evening, to catch a glimpse of the in light effects.
Operating Hours: Daily, 07:00 – 22:00
Address: Opposite Bangkok-Pattaya Hospital, 387 Moo 6, Sukhumvit Rd, Pattaya City
(10) – Snorkelling In Pattaya
Finally~ How can you not take a dip into these clean clear refreshing waters!! These islands (Ko Phai, Ko ManWichai and Ko Rin) just off the coast of Pattaya are perfect snorkelling sites and for some island hopping. Let the photos do the talk~