Must-see attractions in Pattaya

  • Sanctuary of Truth, wooden temple

    Sanctuary of Truth


    Made entirely of intricately carved wood (without any metal nails) and commanding a celestial view of the ocean, the Sanctuary of Truth is best described…

  • Anek Kusala Sala


    A popular stop for tour groups, this museum contains more than 300 impressive pieces of Chinese artwork, mainly bronze and brass statues depicting…

  • Pattaya beach, Ko lan, Thailand

    Ko Lan


    Day trippers head for this small island, 7km offshore from central Pattaya. On weekends, its five beaches entertain thousands of visitors and the…

  • Pattaya, East Coast, Thailand

    Khao Phra Tamnak


    This hill has a modest Buddhist temple as well as a much-revered memorial to the admiral who founded the modern Thai navy. There are marvellous views over…

  • Wat Phra Yai


    The giant golden Buddha figure of Wat Phra Yai sits atop this forested hill between Jomtien and South Pattaya. The serene Buddha dates back to when…

  • Underwater World Pattaya


    The area’s largest aquarium is particularly child-friendly, with touch pools and koi feeding sessions. The long viewing tunnel is the highlight. It's on…

  • Art in Paradise


    Thais come here for the ultimate selfie as they pose amid cleverly designed 3D paintings of dinosaurs, waterfalls, ancient Egypt and, bizarrely, an…

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