Fun Things to Do in Pattaya Thailand
There are so many things to do in Pattaya and surroundings and it all depends on
• what one is looking for
• how long one stays in Pattaya
• and what time of the year one is visiting this place
When it comes to the nightlife in this place - there is probably not another city on this planet that offers such a variety in Entertainment venues than this city.
There are some 3,000 registered
• beer bars
• clubs and Agogo Bars
• Karaoke bars
• Bowling alleys
• Go-Kart tracks
...and the list goes on.
Pattaya is the oldest Tourist destination in Thailand and offers anything a Visitor could imagine and more.
Water Sports abound: From jet skiing to scuba diving, there is everything you can imagine that has to do with water.
For the longest time shopping in the city was not as good as in Bangkok but this changed in January 2009 with the opening of one of the largest shopping centers in South east Asia: the "Central Festival" in Pattaya.
In particular during High Season you have many events taking place like
• the International Music Festival
• International Beach soccer
• Thai boxing -Muay Thai-
• the water festival -Songkran-
• Mountain Bike Racing
• Loy Kratong
and last but not least: the Thai King's Birthday.
So, no there is no Top Ten list of fun things to do in Pattaya Thailand. For Families with kids , there is the Pattaya Water Park, The Under water world, Ripley's Believe or not and more.
A gigantic wooden construction which covers the area of more than two rais and it is one of the many things to do in Pattaya Thailand has to offer.
This is over 3200 square meters or a little less than one acre.
The top point of the building is about 105 meters high.
The construction has been a brainchild of and sponsored by Lek Viriyaphant (a Thai billionaire and patron of culture).
The Sanctuary of Truth is located at 206/2 Moo5 Naklua 12 Naklua Rd. Banglamung Chonburi 20150 Thailand.
The purposes of decoration with wooden carve sculptures are to use art and culture as the reflection of
• Ancient Vision of Earth
• Ancient Knowledge and
• Eastern Philosophy
The Sanctuary of Truth is a work of art in progress.
It's located on the 4th floor of Royal Garden Plaza. They call it the world of 100% fun. Fun for the kids and it won't scare them for life.
Admission fee: 380 baht for adults and 230 baht for kids
Jump from 165 feet or 50 meters.
The location is in a tropical setting near Jomtien beach.
About 15 minutes east of Pattaya. Close to the Marine Beach Hotel located at a fishing lake. One jump plus a certificate of courage and insurance cost 1600 Baht.
How's that for a 10 second thrill? Double check to make sure they are open.
...is about 15 kilometers from Pattaya. It's a Thai-village-style recreation park.
An area of over 600 acres of rolling hills and valleys. It has
• beautifully landscaped gardens
• an orchid nursery
• a mini-zoo and
• twice daily shows with cultural and traditional performances plus an elephant show with nothing else but elephants painting.
It also has an impressive Thai Cultural Show as well as the largest and most beautiful botanical garden in Southeast Asia.
Besides the traditional shows - visitors will have an opportunity to see religious ceremonies, martial arts. Ride on elephants or indulge yourself in the beauty of the garden.
There is a lake where you can rent pedal boats. Restaurants and even accommodations are available as well.
The first and highest seaside tower with a revolving restaurant.
At 240 metres high - you can stand and gaze at the beauty of the coastline and Pattaya City.
Make a splash at the Water Park between South road and Jomtien. It's an enormous beach front water amusement park with
• water slides
• swimming pools
You are assured of safety and clean water free of the hazards of jet skis, speed boats and speeding aquatic bananas!
A perfect place for family fun.
There is also an amusement park with roller coaster and demolition derby.
The Park Tower has a revolving restaurant which offers a spectacular panoramic view of the city.
But of course jet skis, speed boats and speeding bananas can be rented along Jomtien and Pattaya beach.
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