Pattaya Thailand location map

Central Pattaya is a vibrant area in Pattaya, Thailand, that offers many attractions, shopping, dining, and entertainment options.  

Jomtien is a part of Pattaya municipality and is popular with tourists and expats. It has a 6-kilometer long beach and various attractions, such as water sports, cultural shows, and restaurants. 

Naklua is a district in Pattaya, Thailand, that is known for its fishing village, seafood market, and beach. It is also home to the Sanctuary of Truth, a wooden temple that showcases various religious and cultural motifs. 

What is the best area to stay in Pattaya?

Near Walking Street, South Pattaya. Close to Walking Street's Nightlife.

Central Pattaya Beach. Sun, Sea, Sand and Nightlife.

North Pattaya Beach. The Quieter End of Pattaya Beach.

Pattaya Central. A Quieter Area with Great Value Hotels.

Soi Buakhao & Soi LK. Handy to Soi LK and Soi Buakhao Nightlife.

Jomtien Beach.

Top-Rated 10 Tourist Attractions in Pattaya

  • 1 Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden. Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden.

It is a beautiful and popular tourist attraction in Chonburi Province, Thailand. It has a collection of over 12,000 plant species, including cacti, orchids, palms, cycads, and bonsai. It also has various amusement options, such as cultural shows, elephant rides, and a dinosaur valley. 

    • 2 Jomtien Beach. Jomtien Beach.

Jomtien Beach is a 6-kilometer long beach in Chonburi Province, Thailand, about 3 kilometers south of Pattaya. It is a popular destination for water sports, cultural shows, and relaxation. It also has a large LGBT community and a variety of restaurants and hotels. 

    • 3 Sanctuary of Truth. Sanctuary of Truth.

The Sanctuary of Truth is a remarkable wooden structure that combines elements of Thai, Hindu, Buddhist, Chinese, and Khmer art and philosophy. It is located on the shore of Pattaya, Thailand, and was designed by Thai businessman Lek Viriyaphan. The construction began in 1981 and is still ongoing, as the wood carvers continue to create intricate sculptures and ornaments. The Sanctuary of Truth aims to reflect the universal values of truth, goodness, and beauty, and to inspire people to appreciate the ancient wisdom and culture of the East. You can visit the Sanctuary of Truth and enjoy various activities, such as cultural shows, elephant rides, and boat cruises. 

    • 4 Wat Yansangwararam. Wat Yansangwararam.

Wat Yansangwararam is a large and modern Buddhist temple complex in Chonburi Province, Thailand. It was built in 1976 to honor the Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Yanasangworn, and is under the patronage of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The complex has various buildings, monuments, gardens, and lakes that showcase different architectural and cultural styles from Thailand and other countries. You can also join meditation classes or enjoy cultural shows and elephant rides at the temple.  

    • 5 Big Buddha (Wat Phra Yai) Big Buddha (Wat Phra Yai)

Big Buddha (Wat Phra Yai) is a Buddhist temple on a small island near Ko Samui, Thailand. It is famous for its 12-meter-high gold-painted Buddha statue, which is one of the largest in Thailand. The temple was built in 1972 and is a popular tourist attraction.  

    • 6 Koh Larn (Coral Island) Day Trip.

A day trip to Koh Larn (Coral Island) is a great way to enjoy some beach fun and water activities in Thailand. Koh Larn is a small island off the coast of Pattaya, about 40 minutes by ferry or speedboat. You can explore the island’s six main beaches, each with its own charm and attractions. You can also try parasailing, jet skiing, banana boat rides, snorkeling, scuba diving, and more. You can book a tour package that includes round-trip transfer, lunch, and water activities, or you can go on your own and rent a motorbike to get around the island.  

  • 7 Art in Paradise.

Art in Paradise is a chain of interactive 3D art museums in Thailand. They feature paintings that create an illusion of depth and perspective, allowing visitors to pose and take photos with them. There are four branches of Art in Paradise in Thailand: in Bangkok, Pattaya, Chiang Mai, and Phuket.  

  • 8 Ramayana Water Park.

 Ramayana Water Park is a water park in Pattaya, Thailand. It is one of the biggest and best water parks in Southeast Asia, with 21 world-class slides, 2 huge kid zones, 3 pools, a long lazy river, and 50 activities. You can experience ancient legends and myths at 4 themed zones, and enjoy various water sports, cultural shows, and food options.

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