This statue, the largest in the region, is part of Wat Phra Yai Temple which is a deeply spiritual complex full of small intricate statues of buddha and mythical creatures like dragons & seven-headed snakes!
This new tourist attraction is the only vision illusion art museum in Thailand that visitors can have a full of fun in touching and taking pictures with these illusion 3D art pieces displaying in the museum. Within 5,800 sq. meters space, there are more than 10 exhibitions that range in different theme such as Underwater World Hall, Wildlife Hall, Dinosaur Hall, Waterfall Hall as well as making fun touch the world famous art paints.
The new theme park covers a total area of 12-rai and is housed in a structure similar to a large circus tent. It is believed to be the largest and most modern ocean aquarium in Asia, boasting a 100-meter-long, 6.4-centimeter-thick acrylic pedestrian tunnel through an underwater environment filled with dozens of marine species.The aquarium itself houses more than 4,000 marine animals, comprising more than 200 different species from the region as well as some rare creatures from overseas. Top in the Visitors must-see list is the rare shovelnose ray, a hybrid between a shark and a stingray.
Lying about 7.5 kilometers offshore from Pattaya, this island offers several white sandy beaches such as notably Hat Ta Waen, Hat Laem Thian and Hat Thong Long while there a bunch of coral reefs on the otherside of the island. Visitors can choose either snorkeling or viewing the coral from glass bottom boats.
Koh Samae San is 1.4 km away from the coast of Ban Samae San in Sattahip district. It has preserved by the Royal Thai Navy to be a home for sea turtles to hatch eggs, the abode for rare plants and the safe home for delicate corals. This island serves as a classroom in the middle of the sea where tourists and students can experience and learn about unspoiled nature. There are 5 beaches on the island which Hat Luk Lom is the most beautiful with softy white sand similar to the beaches along the Andaman Sea with the truly fact that it’s just 2.30 hours from the busy capital Bangkok. Not many facilities are available on the island. There are only a shelter, deck chairs and the breathtaking beaches.
A European style mansion by the sea houses a statue of Kuan Yin (Chinese goddess) and other god sculptures that express the philosophy of living. There are several buildings in the compound includes The Buddha Dome, a restaurant and souvenir shops that offers various products such as beauty skin, healthy and food.
Thailand is hot and what better way is there to cool off than some refreshing ice cream. Luckily, because of the climate, you can find plenty icy treat parlours around the country. If you are after something a little more special, with an authentic and scrumptious touch, these places will definitely do the job.
Khao Chi Chan is a famous place as it features a giant sculptural image of Lord Buddha erected on the giant cliff. It was built 1995 as initiative from then Supreme Patriarch who felt it’s such a waste to let these marble mountains were destroyed so he ordered to create the giant Buddha image on the cliff that was cut half already. It was also built to honor His Majesty King Bhumibol on the occasion of his Golden Jubilee.
As we all know, during traveling in Thailand, besides from famous products such as durian chips, snail skin care products, latex pillows and green grass cream ointments, famous cosmetics brand and top-notch skin care products are also worth buying, since selling prices of skin care products and cosmetics in Thailand are much cheaper than in China, on whose purchases you can also claim a tax refund. Moreover, department stores often hold promotional activities, such as every Central Department Store in Thailand always invites customers to register for The 1 Card Tourist so as to be able to immediately enjoy 5% off and up to 6% tax refund, including a variety of deals, discounts, discounts on top of discounts, gifts, cash vouchers etc.. Needless to say, scroll down and see what kind of cosmetics, you need to buy!
The former paddy fields have turned into a thriving beach. Only 3 kilometers down from Pattaya Beach, Chomthian is highly recommended to those who seek a quieter resort as it is also quieter and more relaxing than Pattaya Beach. The 6-kilometer long, largely straight beach is popular for windsurfers and water sports enthusiasts. Hotels and other accommodation facilities are available along the road that runs parallel to the shore.