The half-moon-shaped Pattaya Beach is 4 kilometers long with a road running parallel to the beach. From the mid-section to the southern end of the area, there is a vast array of restaurants, bars, department stores, souvenir stores as well as other places of entertainment. There are various mini-resorts and hotels in a quieter atmosphere on the northern part of the beach. It’s actually free to stroll along the beaches, but operators will charge you for the services they provide, i.e. the beach chair. A price is roughly $1 per chair, though bargaining is rather customary in Thailand.
There is no doubt that Phak Boong Loy Fa has seen plenty of tourists visiting just to find out what the name “flying vegetables” is all about. Somewhat disappointingly, it is actually just another name for the signature dish – stir-fried Morning Glory. This open-sided eatery on Pattaya Klang serves up a broad range of Thai food from its open kitchen at impressively low prices. The set-up in the kitchen is almost street-vendor-esque as, indeed, is most of the rest of the restaurant. This includes the metal tables with plastic chairs, available both out by the street and in the air-conditioned room, as well as the food which is very typically Thai. The menu offers pictures and English translations for each dish, making it tourist-friendly.
As one of Thailand’s most popular beachside destinations, Pattaya is a city full of life and colour with various activities that should make for a packed weekend getaway trip. From beach-front to hill-top, and from the local market to a mega shopping complex, there are endless possibilities for you in this city. These are five things you can enjoy while taking in breath-taking view of the Gulf of Thailand.
From its location right on Wong Amat Beach, Rim Talay serves up a remarkably varied menu, including Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Russian and western dishes. Naturally, the main ingredient in most of them is seafood, as can be seen from the living larders by the upper level of the restaurant. Such dishes are best enjoyed in the tranquil surroundings of the cool and laid-back lower level or, better yet, with your toes in the sand. The portions are very generous and the prices are great, making this a popular dining spot for locals, expatriates and visitors alike.
The Sanctuary of Truth is a gigantic wooden construction which covers the area of more than two rais. The top point of the building is about 105 meters high. It was constructed to withstand the wind and sunshine on the seashore at Rachvate Cape, Tumbon Naklea, Amphur Banglamung, Chon Buri Province.
The building was constructed according to ancient Thai ingenuity and every square inch of the building is covered with wooden carve sculpture. 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. With in this complex, visitors will understand Ancient Life, Human Responsibility, Basic Thought, Cycle of living, Life Relationship with Universe and Common Goal of Life toward Utopia.
Pattaya is one of the most popular beach resorts on the Gulf of Thailand, just 150 kilometers southeast of Bangkok or a mere 1.5-hour drive from Bangkok`s Suvarnabhumi Airport. The city`s pulsating nightlife is well known, but local authorities have, in recent years, improved the quality of the beaches and reinvented the resort as a more family-friendly destination.
Right! You are not mistaken. You are at Mini Siam not Madurodam in Holland! Not very far from the center of Pattaya lies a miniature town displaying famous places and historical sites of different cultures and civilizations of Thai and European from the past to present. It is fun being a giant human walking around over 100 models, each on a scale of 1:25. Every building, every itsy bitsy people look so real that you cannot help imagine if they come alive and wander around at night! Well, I don’t know about you, but if I’m in Pattaya, I think I want to be a curious kid and spend my day at Mini Siam. Open daily from 7am – 10pm.
It is an absolute fun to visit Pattaya Floating Market! Why?? Because it’s like you step back in time and witness simple way of life of the Thai people all in one place. Pattaya Floating Market is not very far from the center of Pattaya city, about 15 kilometers away. It is located in a very large area divided into four parts representing four different cultures and traditions of the four regions of Thailand – – north, south, east and west.
How can you miss an exquisite and world famous Cabaret show in Pattaya? Almost two hours of wonder, you will be mesmerized with spectacular singing and dancing shows by pretty and lovely dancers in glittering and charming gowns, in which none of them are girls at all! See.. this is an interesting part, they look so real, so beautiful, so talented and it’s up to you to discover only here in Pattaya. There are 2 companies – – Alcazar Cabaret Show and Tiffany’s Show, so pick the one you like, I can tell you they are equally great and worth the watch!
There is no denying that Central Pattaya Beach is the latest addition to the explosive scenes of this renowned seaside city of entertainment. Located next to the beach, the store carries top brands cosmetic, famous fashion brands, chic home decoration, and much more. Its attached shopping mall also houses local gift shops and chic seaview cafés and restaurants perfect for those seeking a bit fun and frolic.
Located a little way to the north of town, Moom Aroi is right in the midst of the fishing communities which provide the fresh seafood on the menu. Well-known among the Thais and Thai food-loving expatriates of Pattaya, it has an unbeatable beachfront location, with about 100 tables enjoying the cool sea breeze down on the sand or in the open-sided simple building. There’s even a live band, which starts up at about 20:00 every night. The food on offer is of an extremely high quality while still being reasonably priced.
A popular seafood eatery for over 30 years, Lungsawai is very easy to find – just keep going along Jomtien Beach Road until you run out of road. There you will find a rustic-styled Thai restaurant which enjoys a cool sea breeze and a fabulous reputation. The unmissable offering is the signature Kan Chiang Pu Neung (steamed sea crab sculls dipped in a unique sauce), while other favourites include stir-fried sea crab with curry powder and Thai orange curry with Rieow Sieow fish eggs. As with most popular Thai restaurants, these exotic flavours are all available at excellent prices.
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.
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!
Souvenirs are merely just gifts or memorabilia you buy for your loved ones back at home. They often tell certain stories and serve as nostalgic reminders of those wonderful experiences you encountered during your stay or journey. Let these wonderful gifts tell the tales of memorable tastes and mesmerising times you had in Thailand.
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Pattaya is about sea, sun, and beachside fun, while its nightlife is in a class by itself. This resort town in Chon Buri Province, 90 minutes` drive from Bangkok`s Suvarnabhumi International Airport, is a place to indulge your hedonistic side; at the same time, it`s a friendly, service-oriented destination that hosts countless world-class business events. Pattaya is another “City of MICE” thanks to its incredible variety of accommodations to fit all budgets, the diverse assortment of locations for creative meetings and incentives events, and three convenient and flexible exhibition centers designed with Thailand`s distinctive culture in mind.
Pattaya serves much more than naughty nightlife and beaches. There are countless attractions worth visiting, both natural wonders and man-made marvels. Tourists can visit the many Thai and Chinese temples, or view the dolphins at the Sanctuary of Truth, the largest teakwood construction in the world.
All around Pattaya, you`ll find dozens of food vendors and noodle stalls where you can dine al fresco for under 50 baht a meal. If you prefer a more elegant culinary experience, you`ll find excellent local restaurants with both Thai and international cuisine at all popular areas and in the better hotels. Sample a variety of delicious cuisines from across the world, such as Chinese, Indian, Mexican, Japanese, Korean, French, Italian, German, Scandinavian and many more – all to please your palate at very reasonable prices.
The Thailand Pavilion at the World Exposition Milano 2015 in Italy, from 1 May to 31 October 2015, presents the concept of “Nourishing and Delighting the World”. This exhibition aims to build confidence in Thai agricultural and food products. It also confirms our readiness to become the kitchen of the world, as well as to expand our market of agricultural products on the world stage. Thailand’s participation in the World Exposition Milano 2015, under the broader theme of “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”, also helps to raise global awareness about sustainable food production, with a showcase of our abundant species, modern food cultivation technology, and His Majesty’s philosophy of sustainable development.
Afternoon Tea in Chiangmai – Pattaya – Bangkok There is nothing better to kill your afternoon shopping exhaustion than to just ease away your daily worries over a nice cup of aromatic tea or gourmet coffee along with those extra sweets on the side. Here are a few chic and worry-free places where you can sip, slurp and feel superb.
There is more to Pattaya than sleepless bars and a wild nightlife. Beaches and ocean views are the bustling city’s strongholds. To discover a tamer side of Pattaya, here are few of those secluded venues with an ocean view where you can dine and unwind in style.