Recommended Places to Visit in Pattaya
Pattaya Floating Market
Floating market in Pattaya offers one of the most unique experiences in Thailand. The market is spread over 100,000 square metres and is divided into four different sections that represent each all four parts of Thailand.
You can get on a man-powered boat and visit some of the 114 markets to buy anything from souvenirs to fresh fruits and veggies. The market also has a few art galleries where you can spend time learning more about the rich art and culture of Thailand. The market also offers a variety of different eating options where you can try different local cuisines.
Highlights: Local food like pad thai, noodle soups, ka nom jean with curry, ka nom krok, etc.
Location: 12 451/304 Sukhumvit Rd, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Price: Starting from INR 300; Baht 128
Visit Sanctuary of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)
Entirely made out of teak wood without a single metal nail, Sanctuary of Truth is the most phenomenal architectural wonder Pattaya houses. Set on the picturesque location of Rachvate Cape, this religious structure is known all over the world for its intricate wooden carvings. All the statues, motifs, and designs that the structure carries symbolize the culture, religion, and philosophy not only pertaining to Buddhism but also Hinduism.
Whether or not you are enthusiastic about exploring architecture, Sanctuary of Truth will surely impress you with the brilliance invested in its construction. There is no denying that Sanctuary of Truth is one of the most outstanding places to visit in Pattaya
Highlights: Scenic location, detailed wooden carvings, entirely wooden structure, and exceptional construction.
Location: Moo 5, Soi Naklua 12, Naklua, Banglamung, Chonburi
Timings: 8 am to 6 pm
Price: Starting from INR 845/ Baht 382.
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Frost Magical Ice of Siam
Frost Magical Ice of Siam offers a fun day out with your family and friends where you can spend time experiencing below zero degree temperatures. The whole place is dedicated to the wonders of ice but the highlight is a dome with carved ice sculptures.
You can enjoy drinks in glasses made of ice, slide down ice slides or pose with a snowman for a picture! Apart from a respite from the hot tropical climate, it will also give you a unique experience where you can bond with your little ones. The changing colours of the light add to the atmosphere.
Highlights: Ice dome with animals, tuk-tuks and snowmen carved out of ice.
Location: 3 75/6 Nong Pla Lai, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Price: Starting from INR 560; Baht 240
Visit Coral Island
It is an excellent spot for rejuvenation as you can spend hours swimming in the blue turquoise waters of the sea or bathing in the abundant sunlight here. Or go underwater to undertake a snorkeling experience to explore the rich marine life here. Besides, the paradisaical landscape of the island will inspire the shutterbug in you to indulge in an enjoyable photography experience.
Timings: Open 24 hours
Price: Starting from INR 750; Baht 320
Visit Sriracha Tiger Zoo
If you are fascinated by wildlife, Sriracha Tiger Zoo is one of the top places to visit in Pattaya with family. Set in an area of 400,000 sq m. on the outskirts of Pattaya City, this zoo is home to a wide array of wild animals including crocodiles, camels, spotted deer, rabbits, pigs, and 200 magnificent tigers. Apart from that, it is also an excellent place for bird enthusiasts as some exotic birds can be seen here.
However, unlike other zoos around the world, there is a lot more you can do than just seeing these animals in their cages. Ride an elephant, feed and get clicked with tiger cubs, catch an exciting pig race, or become a spectator at the Crocodile Show – you are promised an eventful day at Sriracha Tiger Zoo. Besides, the zoo complex also encompasses a few restaurants where you can choose to enjoy the cuisine of your preference.
Highlights: Breeding Zone, Talent Show Zone, Crocodile Zone, and animal shows.
Location: 3 Si Racha District, Chon Buri 20230, Thailand
Timings: 8 am to 5:30 pm
Entry Fees: INR 499/THB 294
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Tuxedo Illusion Hall
Lower yourself into a world of magic tricks and sorceries – visit Tuxedo Illusion Hall on your Pattaya tour. Counted among the most enjoyable Pattaya tourist places, Tuxedo Illusion Hall is a live illusion theatre featuring spellbinding performances – quite literally. Though there is a lot to see here, the star attraction is a 45-minutes long magic show laced with magic, trickery, and illusions.
The show also has a considerable quotient of humour, which makes it ideal entertainment for all kinds of spectators. As Mr Tuxedo starts flaunting his tricks, you and your companions will be left baffled watching his impressive acts. Illusion Wall on the first floor of the building is another great attraction, offering perfectly spooky photo frames to capture.
Highlights: Illusion Wall and magic show.
Location: Thanon Pattaya Sai 2, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri
Timings: 1 pm to 9 pm
Entry Fees: INR 600 / THB 300 per person
Training in Muay Thai Gym
When in Pattaya, you can catch the highest-rated boxing TV show in Thailand, in the making! Muay Thai is one of the world’s most adrenaline-packed martial arts forms which is loved throughout the country.
At Max, national and international level fighters confront each other with the crowd cheering them on. The venue has also held several MAX World Championships. The action is real, speedy, powerful and aggressive! Matches happen on weekdays and weekends and you can choose a day and time to watch according to your convenience.
Highlights: Thrilling fights, especially MAX World Championships
Location: 42/108 Sukhumvit Pattaya 42, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Price: INR 2,650; Baht 1,154
Swiss Sheep Farm
Get a taste of Switzerland in Pattaya when you visit the Swiss Sheep Farm. This is one of the quirkiest tourist attractions in Pattaya where you can spend your day interacting with animals like sheep, goats and alpacas.
The farm mimics Swiss architecture with tiny chalet-like houses and open fields of grass. Apart from the animals, you can also spend your time trying your hand at archery and horse riding or visit the 3D gallery. Swiss Sheep Farm also offers accommodation options to complete your swiss-style stay.
Highlights: Alpacas, sheep, goats, archery, horse riding and 3D gallery.
Location: Nong Chap Tao, Tambon Na Chom Thian, Amphoe Sattahip, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20250, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Price: Starting from INR 140; Baht 60
Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not is a museum in Pattaya dedicated to all the odd and bizarre things in the world. The museum features an Odditorium with around 300 exhibits that have been distributed throughout 10 galleries, each with a different theme.
There is a 9 DX theatre, Ripley’s Haunted Adventure with live actors and special effects, Ripley’s Infinity Maze and Vault Lazer Maze among others. Apart from these, the place also keeps hosting several different events which you can participate in when visiting.
Highlights: Odditorium with quirky displays including a Titanic replica made entirely out of matchsticks, a wax figure of a 4-eyed man, real human shrunken head, etc.
Location: 218 Beach Rd, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Price: Prices start from INR 1,499; Baht 642
You can also buy combos for 2 more attractions
One of the famous hotspots among the tourist places in Pattaya that you cannot miss is the Walking Street. It is the biggest and the busiest party hub in the whole of Thailand. This place definitely needs a good amount of time to explore its vibrant vibe. This entire 1 Km long street is lined with neon-drenched nightclubs, gogo bars, massage parlors, and restaurants that remain open all through the night. Vehicles are allowed on this brick-paved road only from 2 am to 6 pm.
After that, by the time it is midnight, the whole street turns to an insane party scene. Other than gorging on the heavenly food and drinking to your core, you can have a unique experience of witnessing a Muay Thai boxing match and finding out why it is called “the art of eight limbs”.Take a taxi, tuk-tuk, scooter here and prepare for the long night ahead for Walking Street which is one of the top priorities for tourists among other places to visit in Pattaya.
Timings: Open 24 Hours.
Pattaya has a strong historical connection with rubber and Rubber Land is a museum dedicated to that section of Thailand’s history. This infotainment centre is spread across an area of 4,400 square metres and is divided into four main zones.
You can spend your time The Plantation, The Factory, Rubber in Life or Rubber Fantasy zone. These areas are dedicated to different aspects of rubber plantation in Pattaya, from rubber forestry to latex formation and giant everyday rubber products.
Highlights: Rubber Fantasy is a fun and creative space where everything is made from bouncy rubber. It is divided into further themed zones.
Location: 42,42/3 Sukhumvit Rd, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: Starting from INR 300 per adult
Baht 128 per adult
Visit Dolphin World
If you think dolphins are adorable and you would like to reserve one of your days in Pattaya to play with them, Pattaya Dolphin World should be on your checklist. All the attractions available here are loved by kids and adults alike. The most noteworthy attraction at Dolphin World is the Dolphin Show where you can see these intelligent sea creatures exhibiting their various talents with the help of their professional trainers.
And if you wish to take your experience to another level, lower yourself into the pool where the dolphins are and enjoy an uninterrupted swimming session with them. The world-class infrastructure and an exciting range of experiences available here make it one of the best tourist places in Pattaya.
Highlights: Pink dolphins and entertaining dolphin Show.
Location: Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri
Timings: 9 am to 6 pm
Price: Starting from INR 650; Baht 283.
Flight of the Gibbon
A zip line that sends you zipping across the greens of tropical rainforest at a lightning-fast speed, Flight of the Gibbon is among the best places to visit in Pattaya for every adventure junkie. A range of several ziplines with different heights and lengths are available, so you can choose the one that serves your appetite for a thrill the best.
The feeling of hanging by a rope and gliding amidst woods while taking in the charm of the beautiful surroundings is often pronounced as the most satisfying adventure in Pattaya by many. To ensure your safety, two trained sky rangers are present during the activity. No wonder this outdoor adventure sport enjoys such great popularity among daredevils visiting Pattaya.
Highlights: Thrilling ziplines, tropical rainforest setting, and a team of professionals.
Location: Bang Phra, Si Racha District, Chon Buri
Timings: 6 am to 10 pm
Price: INR 7899 / THB 3599 per person
- Take a day out and hop on to most amazing 3 islands of the Pattaya. Get picked up at 8 in morning
- Start off at Koh Pai to stroll down undisturbed natural beaches and a relaxing swim. After this, visit Koh Rin – one of Thailand's best diving and snorkeling spots, boasting underwater canyons and splendid corals and indulge in multiple fun-filled activities.
- Hop off at Koh Ling and get acquainted with its main inhabitants: Thai Samae monkeys after Koh Pai.
- Not just this, enjoy a fresh flavorful Thai buffet on the boat, join the dance party as you cruise back and more - all included on this relaxing Pattaya day cruise!
- By 4.30 PM, you will be returning back to your home after a fun-loving day.
Know before you go:
Tour Timings: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Transfers: Shared transfers with hotel pick-up & drop-off from Pattaya hotels
Thai Lunch Meal is included
Islands Covered: Koh Pai, Koh Rin, Koh Ped
Places to Visit in Pattaya with Family & Kids
A rewarding opportunity to encounter the underwater world of Thailand without having to dive into the sea, Underwater World is an indoor aquarium featuring an impressive range of marine life. From jellyfish and stingray to sharks, various charming aquatic animals can be seen through completely transparent glass tunnels and tanks. The giant aquarium is divided into various zones such as Coral Reef Zone, Giant of Siam Zone, and Touch Pool Zone.
Each zone has its own special experiences to offer. During your tour, you can feed Koi fish, camp beside tanks of rays and sharks, feed turtles, and touch colourful fishes. The matchless fame enjoyed by this delightful place among tourists from across the world makes it one of the best places to visit in Pattaya.
Highlights: Feeding programs, biggest collection of jellyfish in Thailand, and 100-meter underwater tunnel.
Location: Sukhumvit Road, Nongprue, Banglamung, Chonburi, Thailand
Timings: 9 am to 6 pm
Entry Fees: INR 625 / THB 250 per person
Ramayana Water Park
Ramayana Water Park is the biggest water park in Thailand, covering almost 40 acres of land. You can spend your day riding on some thrilling water slides and taking your turn at more than 50 attractions!
Out of all the places to visit in Pattaya, this is surely one of the most exhilarating. The park has over 20 water rides and four of them can only be found here on the entire continent. Apart from the rides, the place also has restaurants bars which serve both international and local cuisine.
Highlights: Extreme water slides like Mat Racer, River Slide, Serpentine, Boomerango, Python and more!
Location: 7 9 Ban Yen Rd, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, 20250, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Price: Starting from INR 2,300; Baht 985
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
Renowned as the largest botanical garden in South East Asia, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden is undoubtedly one of the best Pattaya tourist places. Claiming an area of 2.4 sq km, the vast garden is divided into various brilliantly developed themed gardens that are a delight for any visitor’s senses. Take a stroll across the pretty French Garden, check out the sculptures of animals at Animal Sculpture Garden, or transport yourself into the prehistoric era by spending some quality moments at Stonehenge Garden.
In addition to housing a rare range of flora, the botanical garden is also a venue for a number of cultural activities that are regularly held here. If the garden manages to sweep you off your feet, and you want to stay here awhile, accommodations and restaurants are also available within the complex.
Highlights: Themed gardens, food court, cultural shows, and cycads collection.
Location: Tambon Na Chom Thian, Amphoe Sattahip, Chang Wat Chon Buri
Timings: 8 am to 6 pm
Entry Fees: INR 800 / THB 350 per person
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Mini Siam is a miniature city which offers you the opportunity to discover the whole country in a single day. This attraction in Pattaya holds small-scale replicas of all major monuments in Thailand including Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Phra Ram 9 Bridge and Prasat Hin Phimine along with many others.
Apart from the local monuments, you can also see attractions from the world over including the Eiffel Tower, Tower Bridge, Trevi Fountain, etc. The place is divided into 29 sections where you can spend your time admiring the brilliant architecture.
Highlights: Miniatures of Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Anantasamakhom Throne Hall, the Bridge over the River Kwai, Sukhothai’s Wat Mahathat, the Rama IX cable-suspended bridge, Hualamphong Train Station, etc
Location: 387 Sukhumvit Rd, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Price: Starting from INR 750; Baht 321
Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Spread over a massive area of 2000 acres, Khao Kheow Open Zoo is home to around 8,000 animals and a must-see attraction in Pattaya if you are a wildlife enthusiast.
The zoo has been divided into thematic zones, namely the African Savannah with animals like zebras, impalas, springboks, oryxes, giraffes, rhinos and ostriches; Cats Complex Park with 48 species belonging to the cat family placed in separate ecosystems, from grasslands, deserts, lands, woodlands, wetlands to mountains; Walk-Through Aviary with 80 different bird species with streams, ponds, waterfalls and plants, and Eld’s Deer Park where people can interact with the deer population.
Highlights: African Savannah, Cat Complex, Walk-Through Aviary, Night Safari and Deer Park.
Location: 235, 7 Tambon Bang Phra, Amphoe Si Racha, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20110, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Price: Starting from INR 421; Baht 180
Teddy Bear Museum
Teddy Bear Museum is a family-friendly tourist place in Pattaya. It is also known as the Teddy Island and houses 1,000 stuffed animals of varying shapes and sizes. You can spend your time at the museum playing with stuffed teddies and learn more about the history of teddy bears.
The place houses an exhibition comprised of 12 zones including The Dinosaur Zone, The Inca Zone, The Fossil Zone, The Eskimo Zone and Santa Town among others. Children can spend hours enjoying the different displays all the while learning new things.
Highlights: Exhibits of dinosaurs, fairy tales, space, Santa, etc. all themed around teddies.
Location: 436/49, 1 Beach Rd, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Price: Starting from INR 1,100; Baht 470
Harbor Land is Thailand’s biggest amusement mall and a place the kids will definitely love. Spread across two floors, the mall is packed with fun activities including ice skating, indoor wall climbing, trampoline jumping, laser tag and much more.
The mall is divided into six different play areas, each with a unique theme. Also, there are slides and a play area spread across the two floors of the mall that will keep the children entertained for a long time.
Highlights: Laser tag, ice skating, wall climbing, trampolines and more.
Location: Next to Foodland Supermarket, 190/25, Central Pattaya Rd, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Price: Starting from INR 1,100; Baht 470
Art in Paradise
Art in Paradise is an art gallery that more than just a collection of paintings. This trick-eye 3D museum boasts an impressive collection of quirky, illusory artworks that provide amazing photo opportunities. A total of over 100 3D illusions have been placed across 10 themed zones according to their types.
Get captured while escaping a shark’s jaw, become a part of classic art, or let Albert Einstein experiment on you – this museum is a mine of funny pictures. So if you want to devote a day on your vacation to doing something fun and unusual, Art in Paradise is definitely one of the recommended places to visit in Pattaya.
Highlights: Collection of illusory paintings, ideal for funny frames.
Location: Moo 9, Pattaya 2nd Road, North Pattaya
Timings: 9 am to 9 pm
Entry Fees: INR 450 / THB 196 per person
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Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark
The Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark is a huge entertainment park in Pattaya which you can visit with your entire family. It is unlike any of the tourist places in Pattaya and apart from enjoying 30 state-of-the-art water rides, you can spend your time taking pictures with Disneyworld-style mascots.
The only difference is that all these mascots are from popular cartoon network shows like Ben 10, The Powerpuff Girls, etc. There are different sections is the waterpark that caters to different age groups, like The Cartoonival Area for younger kids, The Omniverse for older children and many others!
Highlights: Omniverse, Cartoonival Area, The Adventure Zone, Foodville, etc.
Location: 8, 888 Sukhumvit Rd, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, Chon Buri 20250, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 10:00 - 6:00 PM
Price: Starting from INR 1,750; Baht 750
Visit Splashdown Waterpark
Widely acclaimed by foreigners as well as locals, Splashdown Waterpark is among the most exciting tourist places in Pattaya if you are looking forward to spending a happening day outing with your loved ones. An incredible range of thrilling slides, rides, and games makes it an ideal getaway for outdoor adventure on your Pattaya trip. Most of the experiences available here are inspired from UK TV game show titled “Total Wipeout” and are extremely fun, especially if your friends are accompanying you.
Partaking in these splashy, stimulating activities is sure to give you some of the best moments of your days in Pattaya. The park complex also features an ATV course, a restaurant, a mini-mart, and a bar to add more treats to your day.
Highlights: ATV Course and games such as Big Red Balls, The Zorb Race, and Zorb Ball Ride.
Location: 105/2 Moo 2, Highway 36, East Pattaya
Timings: 9 am to 6 pm
Entry Fees: THB 1500 per person.
Visit Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks
It also has wax statues of political leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Hitler, and Dalai Lama. The major attractions for children are the statues of famous Harry Potter, the protagonist of a renowned magical novel series for children, Princess Diana, Dracula and villains from Batman.
Location: The wax museum is located in Royal Garden Shopping Mall, Pattaya.
Timing: You can visit the museum from 11 AM to 11 PM every day.
Price: The price per person for adults is INR 1,350 and INR 675 for a child.
600 baht for adult. The price for children is 300 baht.
Mimosa Pattaya is a themed shopping destination, unlike anything that you will find in the region. Also known as the City of Love, this shopping district has a vibrant and colourful architecture which is inspired from the French city of Colmar.
The place houses 300 shops and restaurants, all housed in Renaissance-style buildings. You can walk alongside small canals on zig-zagging pathways as you shop to your heart’s content. The centrepiece of the district is an elaborate musical fountain which hosts 45-minute long Tiffany-style ladyboy shows.
You can also find numerous eateries serving French, Russian, Italian and Thai cuisine.
Highlights: A musical fountain that hosts ladyboy shows, a petting zoo, a 6D movie theatre and around 300 shops.
Location: 28/19-20, 2 Sukhumvit Rd, Tambon Na Chom Thian, Amphoe Sattahip, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20250, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Price: 600 Baht, INR 1,380
A 6 km long sandy shoreline promising a refreshing leisurely day, Jomtien Beach is loved by each vacationer coming to Pattaya. The splendid scenery and refreshing ambience of this beach make it one of the most rewarding places to visit in Pattaya. Enjoy a swim in the clear waters, sunbathe on the warm sand, and participate in adventure sports such as windsurfing, paragliding, and diving.
There are also a few prominent tourist attractions located in close proximity to the beach, making it an even more tempting choice. While you are here, you can also feast on a variety of culinary delights at one of the beachfront restaurants and cafes while enjoying unobstructed views of the Gulf of Thailand. Furthermore, there is a good range of accommodation options available if you plan to extend your stay here.
Highlights: Peaceful ambience, long shoreline, luxury beachfront accommodations, and watersports.
Location: East Coast of the Gulf of Thailand, Chonburi, Thailand
Timings: Always open
Best Places in Pattaya to Watch Shows
Kaan Show brings Thai Folklore and modern technology together to put up a grand show full of illusions and trickery. It is a fascinating experience that must be on every traveller’s list of places to visit in Pattaya.
The 75-minute long show puts together tropes of theatre, cinema and technology to portray flying dragons, large robots and lightning storms. Skilled acrobats also add thrill to the whole performance as they exhibit their moves on the stage. The stage itself is set beautifully with various props that come in and go out during different parts of the show.
Location: 68, Thep Prasit Rd, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 2:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday: 1:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: INR 1,700
Alcazar Pattaya Show is counted among the leading ladyboy cabaret shows popular across Pattaya, and should not be skipped if you are craving some satisfying entertainment on your vacation. The show is held four times daily at Alcazar Theatre, which has a capacity to host up to 1200 viewers. Sit tight and keep all your senses awake as you await the performances like Hello Vietnam, Persian Dance, Lola Want Love, Dance With Me, and many more.
These flawless performances are further enhanced by the complimentary use of the state of the art audio and light effects. All in all, Alcazar Pattaya Show is certainly one of the most outstanding Pattaya tourist attractions you can become witness to during your trip.
Highlights: Large seating capacity, modern audio and sound technology, and talented artists.
Location: Thanon Pattaya Sai 2, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri
Timings: 5 pm, 6:30 pm, 8 pm, and 9:30 pm
Price: Starts at THB 600
The Tiffany Show, Pattaya
It showcases incredible talents of the transgender community as well as a transvestite. If you want to spend your holidays, witnessing the best talent show with performers brought from all over the world then the Tiffany show is just the perfect place to step in and relish the atmosphere. This is an amazing place to visit in Pattaya and should top your bucket list.
Highlights: A soft drink is served with every seat, The number of seats is booked in advance, on request, The seats for children are charged as adults, Children who are under 100 cm will be admitted free of cost if they share a seat with parents.
Location: 464 Moo 9, Pattaya 2nd Road, Nongprue, Banglamung, Chonburi 20260, Thailand
Price: Starting from INR 1550; Baht 664
Alangkarn Show, Pattaya
It is the most popular live culture performance in Pattaya with a Hexa stage large enough to include a band of elephant performers on stage and some of the most breathtaking stage scenes to ever be seen including pyro technique fireworks. This is an amazing place where you can enjoy the Pattaya nightlife and should top your bucket list.
The Thai Alangkarn Theater Show in Pattaya has an option for dinner and show with a full Thai and International buffet after the performance.
Location: Sukhumvit Rd, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District
Timings: 6:00 PM onwards. Open daily except on Wednesdays.
Price: Starts from INR 775
Starts from Baht 342
Elephant Training Show
In the Elephant show, you can see these giant animals performing. The show also lets you enjoy elephant bathing, elephant training, elephant parade, and much more that will render you speechless. The performances by these elephants will leave you wondering as to the intelligence of these creatures.
Timing: 9 AM - 4 PM
Price: INR 1,400
Places to Visit in Pattaya at Night
Visit Pattaya Night Bazaar
It is a perfect place to buy souvenirs of your journey or to shop for trendy summer outfits. There are a number of shops inside which sells an assortment of items that you can buy as souvenirs like Thai Crafts, furniture and more.
If you are looking for summer wares, you can get a lot of them at a very reasonable price. Whether it is jeans, t-shirts, shorts, tops, hats or scarves, you will find everything here. Pattaya Night Bazaar also sells a number of accessories like scented soaps, shoes and also bags and luggage. This major Thailand tourist attraction is also known as Made in Thailand Market.
Location: Pattaya Second Road, South Pattaya
Timings: 11 AM - 11 PM
Price: Depends on your shopping
Central Marina Shopping Mall
Central Marina Shopping Mall is a prime shopping destination in Pattaya. Situated in a beach-front location with an all-glass facade, the mall truly feels luxurious. Here, you can shop international and national brands, enjoy eating at the numerous restaurants and cafes.
You can also enjoy other fun activities like catching a movie at the cinema, going for bowling at the bowling alley or have fun with the kids at the children’s arcade. You can find brands like Armani Exchange, Calvin Klien, Apple and Espirit among many others at the mall making it just the best place to shop.
Highlights: Big brands, multi-cuisine restaurants, ocean-front views.
Location: 9, 78/54 Pattayasaisong Rd, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20260, Thailand
Timings: Daily: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Soi Buakhao is a vibrant street in Pattaya, packed with restaurants, inexpensive guesthouses, bars, massage parlours and gogo bars. It is the perfect place to visit in Pattaya if you want to interact with fellow tourists and holiday-goers.
In the morning, you will see people going about shopping or eating in the local restaurants or maybe entering massage parlours. At night when the businesses close, the whole place lights up with youngsters and expats flocking the area to enjoy an evening at the bar or to visit one of the night clubs.
Highlights: Bars, restaurants, massage parlours, guesthouses and shopping.
Location: Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Open all day.
Hard Rock Cafe
Experience a slice of Asian Rock as you step into the world-famous Hard Rock Cafe at Pattaya Bay. Hard Rock Pattaya is everything you would expect out of the name.
You can spend the day taking a dip in the pool on the premises as you fill your stomach with some delicious tex-mex food. At night, you will be entertained by classic rock anthems and some truly local rock beats.
You can spend your time dancing, eating, singing along and enjoying your favourite drinks.
Highlights: Asian Rock music, on-site swimming pool, Tex-Mex food, etc.
Location: 429,9 Beach Rd, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Sunday - Thursday: 12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Price: 340 - 1,510 Bhat, INR 781 - 3,480
The club provides excellent and non-stop music and drinks for its guests. This is one of the best places to visit in Pattaya.
Highlights - The dancing areas are designed stepwise so that people find it comfortable to enjoy among their own groups. Also, there are 3 bars here at strategic locations, so that guests don’t have to hunt or stand in a long queue for getting their drinks.
Location - Situated right above the nightclub of Candy shop (both are managed by the same group), right in the beginning of Walking Street.
Timings: 8 PM - 4 AM
Price - Around INR 220 per beer.
Baht 98 approx.
This Pattaya attraction tends to get too crowded during weekends; hence it is better to book your seats in advance. Take your cameras along with you, as you can capture some exciting images of the Pattaya city line during the night hours from this bar.
Highlights - There are 3 private dining rooms in this bar and guests can choose one of them for a superior quality experience. During sunset hours, there are promotional offers where you get one cocktail free when you buy one. Ginger Vodka is a must try here.
Location - Just around 1km from Walking Street.
Timings: 4 PM - 12 AM
Price - Around INR 850 per bottle of wine.
Around Baht 375 per bottle of wine.
Other Places to Visit in Pattaya
Spa Experience At 7spa
7spa is the place to go when you get tired of seeing all the tourist attractions in Pattaya. 7spa is a salon which offers a luxury spa experience in the bay. It is a family-run business whose history goes back 150 years!
The place offers a range of relaxing massages and therapies that focus on different parts of your body, ranging from head massages, face massages, foot massage or full-body massages. After you are done with your spa and massage session, you are also offered herbal tea for a total detox. This is the ideal place to take a break from your vacation and feel relaxed.
Highlights: Spa, massage, herbal tea.
Location: 7 3 Thap Phraya 10 Alley, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150, Thailand.
Timings: Daily: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Price: Starting from INR 1,290; Baht 553
Pattaya Beach is a lively beach that stretches for four kilometres and is one of the most frequented tourist places in Pattaya. You can spend a lazy day on the beach and just stretch into your deckchair as you stare into the deep blue ocean and then go for a massage.
Or, you can get into the water for a thrilling banana boat ride or ride a jet ski. If you do not want to get in the water, you can play outdoor sports like golf and tennis or go indoors for a game of snooker and bowling.
There are many fresh-fruit vendors at the beach from whom you can buy tropical fruits to munch on as you relax.
Highlights: Jet skiing, banana boat rides, golf, tennis, massages and more.
Location: Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings: Open all-day
Visit Koh Samet Island
For adventure enthusiasts, there is an extensive range of water sports that can be enjoyed here. Besides, the beach is also popular for its nightlife scene and attracts locals and foreigners alike. Various luxury resorts and hotels on the island cater to all kinds of tourists with views that will take your breath away. Koh Samet also houses some great restaurants where you can choose from a number of cuisines to please your taste buds.
Timings: Open 24 Hours
Price: Entry is free
Don't miss out to check the adventurous activities to do on your Pattaya trip!
Koh Lanta Island
Owing to its stunning scenery, the exotic island called Koh Lanta is easily one of the best tourist places in Pattaya. Located in the Andaman Sea, Koh Lanta embraces a number of pristine beaches with white sand and palm groves, vibrant coral reefs, and lush jungles made of tropical vegetation. It is a destination much preferred by honeymooners due to its secluded spots and lovely atmosphere.
The unspoiled nature and picture-perfect beauty of the island also make it a popular choice among travellers with a knack for photography. The crystal clear waters inhabited by leopard sharks, manta rays, whales, dolphins, etc. make the experience of snorkelling and diving here a delight. As for accommodation, the island features several high-end resorts where you can pamper your senses over a laid-back vacation.
Highlights: Spectacular beaches, pristine nature, and diving opportunities.
Location: Krabi, Thailand
Timings: Always open
Chang Siam Park
Offering a wealth of experiences with elephants suitable for all kinds of visitors, Chang Siam Park qualifies as one of the most incredible tourist places in Pattaya. Sit on the back of one of the human-friendly, well-trained elephants and embark on a unique journey to explore the jungle.
Though there are a number of elephant parks across Pattaya, Chang Siam Park is more popular for the eco-friendly practices and the presence of raw nature all around. Few experiences or programs are designed to give you valuable insights into the life of elephants where you get to learn to feed and bathe elephants and interact with them in a language that they understand.
Highlights: Elephant trekking and wonderful, natural atmosphere.
Location: 20 Minutes Drive From Central Pattaya, Pattaya, Thailand
Timings: No information available
Price: THB 1800 per person
Visit Sukhawadee Mansion
The pastel colors that are employed to harmonize the different parts of the mansion are worth the admiration. Cameras are not allowed inside the mansion, as there are few areas where you are not allowed to take photographs. The most interesting thing here is the inclusion of Chinese Figure that is considered as a hailer of good fortune.
Highlights: Conference/ Meeting Rooms, Cafes, Restaurants, Location: Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand. It is undoubtedly the best place to visit if you have ample time and money with you but the visit is worth it.
Location: Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand
Timings: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Price: INR 680
You can also check some resorts in Thailand where you can get the spa with some other facilities.
Anek Kuson Sala
Anek Kuson Sala, also known as Viharnra Sien, is one of the most remarkable constructions in Pattaya that confirm the presence of Chinese style temple architecture in Thailand. Constructed in 1987, this three-storey Chinese temple is one of the most recommended Pattaya tourist places, and is currently serving as a museum.
If you have a keen interest in the Buddhist culture or the sight of priceless antiques enthrals you, this place is definitely for you. Countless statues of Chinese gods adorn the exterior and interior of the temple, filling the atmosphere with an air of spirituality. The museum, on the other hand, claims to house an incredible collection of Chinese artefacts and antiques that were donated by the Chinese government.
Highlights: 18 statues of Shaolin Monks, Terracotta Army figures, and Buddha images.
Location: Off Sukhumvit Road, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri
Timings: 8 am to 5 pm
Entry Fees: THB 100 per person
Million Years Stone Park & Pattaya Crocodile Farm
A 70-acre park in Pattaya featuring a collection of rock statues of animals, rare species of plants, several flower gardens, and exotic wildlife animals, Million Years Stone Park is ranked among the top Pattaya tourist places. From the rock gardens where enormous statues of animals are installed to the zoo where you get a chance to encounter wildlife creatures such as white tigers, zebras, and elephants, every aspect of this site is impressive and amusing.
If you are sincerely interested in wildlife and nature, a tour of this park will not disappoint you in the least. Then there is also a crocodile farm located within the park where you can come across the largest population of saltwater crocodiles in Thailand and catch an entertaining Crocodile Show.
Highlights: Rock gardens, wildlife zoo, animal shows, and crocodile farm.
Location: Nong Pla Lai, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri
Timings: 8 am to 5 pm
Entry Fees: THB 400 per person
Wat Phra Yai Temple
When you are done exploring the natural beauty of the city, Wat Phra Yai is among the finest places to visit in Pattaya to discover its cultural richness. Set on the highest point of a small rocky island beside Koh Samui, the revered Buddhist temple is best known for the prominent 18-metre tall statue of Lord Buddha in a seated position. Due to this giant statue visible from afar, tourists refer to this temple as The Big Buddha Temple.
The temple complex bearing a striking design also features several other beautifully crafted statues which add to its visual appeal. All in all, if you are interested in devoting a few hours of your vacation on experiencing peace, this is simply one of the top Pattaya tourist attractions you can visit.
Highlights: Giant Buddha statue, picturesque surroundings, and huge reverence.
Location: Bo Put, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand
Timings: 8 am to 5 pm
Khao Chi Chan (Buddha Mountain), Pattaya
More commonly known as Buddha Mountain, Khao Chi Chan features a large image of Lord Buddha engraved into a solitary limestone cliff. The 109-meter image was carved in 1996 in honour of King Bhumibol. The refreshing atmosphere of Khao Chi Chan and the religious reverence of the mountain come together to make it one of the most sought after Pattaya tourist places.
There is a well-managed, verdant park in front of the image, which brings in hordes of picnickers over the weekends. So if you are in Pattaya with your family, you can look forward to spending an easy day with them here. Remember to bring your camera along because the stunning landscape of this site will help you get some exceptional shots.
Highlights: Spectacular giant image of Buddha and serene park.
Location: Soi Khao Chi Chan, Tambon Na Chom Thian, Amphoe Sattahip, Chang Wat Chon Buri
Timings: 6 am to 6 pm.
Planet Earth Beach Club
Highlights - There are different sized beds available in the pool which you can get on a first-come-first-serve basis free of cost; however you can pay for the same and pre-book it if you need to book beds for a group. You can relax by the pool and have drinks along with your friends and family when you come here. Do not miss to enjoy the pool under LED lights.
Location - Off Jomtien Beach Road on Soi 15.
Timings - The bar is open from 11 AM to 11 PM.
Price - Entrance fees is INR 450
Entrance fees is Baht 200
Amazon Fishing Park
Whether you are crazy about fishing or just want to learn some tricks to catch fish, you must add Amazon Fishing Park to your Phuket itinerary right away. Claimed as one of the best offbeat tourist places in Pattaya, this is one of the three lakes in Pattaya where predator species are stocked. Some of the fish species you can expect to catch here are Alligator Gar Fish, Great White Sheatfish, Chao Phraya Catfish, Amazon red tail catfish, Siamese carp, and Asian redtail catfish.
The park tours cover all facilities required for the activity of fishing including tackle, transportation, and bait. Furthermore, in addition to a small restaurant, the park has a pleasant space equipped with comfortable seating and sunshades, making for an ideal getaway spot.
Highlights: Predator species, good quality equipment, and experienced staff.
Location: Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Pattaya
Timings: 8 am to 8 pm
Entry Fees: THB 4500 per person
Places to Eat and Drink in Pattaya
A popular beachfront restaurant overlooking the Pattaya Bay and the coast, offering the best of both views and food in Pattaya. You can enjoy some great delicacies from Asian and European cuisines at the restaurant.
Location: Cape Dara Resort, Pattaya
Timing: 6 am to 11 pm
Café Des Amis
Indulge in a premium wine & dine experience at Café des Amis which is one of the most elegant restaurants in Pattaya. Though the setting of the café exhibits ethnic Bali style, the food from various international cuisines is available here.
Location: Thappraya Road, Soi 9
Timing: 5:30 pm to late night
The Glass House Restaurant
This chic restaurant serves the best seafood in the town, and is among the famous places to visit in Pattaya for a perfect dinner. The perfect combination of amazing food and chilled out ambience makes The Glass House Restaurant one of the best places to eat in Pattaya.
Location: 12 km south of Pattaya City
Timing: 11 am to 12 am
A sensational venue in Pattaya, Mixx Discotheque is an up market nightclub. This is among the best places to go in Pattaya when it is late and you are seeking some dance and booze. Locals or foreigners, it is loved by all.
Location: Walking Street, Pattaya City
Timing: 10 pm to 5 am
Royal Grill Room & Wine Cellar
The impressive collection of old and new wine brands and great food from multiple cuisines make Royal Grill Room & Wine Cellar an ideal spot in Pattaya to spend your evening at. The romantic ambience of the place adds to its charm.
Location: Phra Tamnuk Road, Pattaya City
Timing: 6:30 pm to 11 pm