Top 19 Pattaya Attractions (2022)

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On the eastern coast of Thailand, Pattaya beckons with its fantastic beaches. It also boast amazing attractions and it is also home to top resorts, immaculate high-rise condos, shopping malls, fabulous nightlife, and golf courses alongside old temples. Here are 19 of the best places to visit in Pattaya!

1. Alangkarn

Alangkarn

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Take in some culture at the Alangkarn Pattaya Show. It’s an epicentre for culture in the city with incredibly stunning performances that detail Thai history and myths. The massive theatre can seat 2,000 guests and even features a band of elephant performers up on stage. The fireworks are the pièce de résistance in this epic show. There are options that involve both dinner with a show and a full, all-out Thai and international buffet feast post-performance.

Operating Hours: Thursday – Tuesday, 6:00am – 10:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – THB 1,000 | Child – THB 700

2. Prasat Sut Ja-Tum

Prasat Sut Ja-Tum

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Also known as the Sanctuary of Truth, this beautiful wooden building sits on the beach in the northern portion of the city. What’s fascinating about this Pattaya attraction is that it’s been under construction for the last 20 years and will likely require another 15 years before completion. The intricate hand-carvings here are absolutely spectacular. Plus, each of the four corners features a tower with figured from legends and beliefs of Thai, Chinese, Indian, and Cambodian significance.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 6:00pm
Ticket Price(s): THB 500

3. Elephant Village

Elephant Village

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The elephants at the Elephant Village live life in a place that recreates their natural habitat. You can help care for the elephants yourself, and your admission fees go toward saving the elephants. Getting up close to these fantastic and massive creatures is unlike anything else and will surely be one of your favourite memories of your time in the city.

Operating Hours: Daily, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – THB 650 | Child – THB 500

4. Pattaya Park Tower

Pattaya Park Tower

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Get a beautiful bird’s eye view of Jomtien Bay and Pattaya from the Pattaya Park Tower. In addition to the stellar view, you’ll also have the chance to be more daring with activities like the Tower Jump and the Sky Shuttle. If you’d rather play it safe though, you’ll find the observation deck on the 55th floor while the 52nd, 53rd, and 54th floors each have revolving restaurants that serve up extravagant meals with an ever-changing view of the surrounding area. Luxury accommodations are also available surrounding it.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): THB 200

5. Splashdown Waterpark

Splashdown Waterpark

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With kids or not, Splashdown Waterpark is an incredible day of good, wet fun. There are incredible water attractions including the tallest waterslide in the world, Zorb Mountain, the Big Blob, and Big Red Ball. If you’d prefer not to swim at the beach, this attraction in Pattaya is where you should definitely spend your time in. It has a lively bar to relax at too, and plenty of sweet treats, just like any theme park you’ve visited anywhere else.

Operating Hours: Daily, 10:30am – 6:00pm
Ticket Price(s): THB 650

6. Naklua Fish Market

Naklua Fish Market

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The fish market is a must-see. It’s the biggest and best in Pattaya with plenty of fresh seafood. Sample cooked dishes at great prices where everything is always fresh-caught. The barbecue stalls are another way to enjoy seafood. You can buy it raw and have them cooked up for you there for a nominal fee. Sit down at Lan Pho Park just nearby to enjoy your tasty catch of the day!

Operating Hours: Daily, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Free

7. Pattaya Dolphin World

Pattaya Dolphin World

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If you love dolphins and sea life, you need to see Pattaya Dolphin World. This Pattaya attraction features a coral reef aquarium, fish farm, plus a research centre. You can also arrange to swim with the dolphins. It was created with the purpose of educating children and adults alike about the undersea world and how important it is to help the conservation efforts for dolphins. Of course, the best part is the dolphin performance where they do all kinds of cool things including paint!

Operating Hours: Daily, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – THB 600 | Child – THB 400

8. Buddha Mountain

Buddha Mountain

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Also called Khao Chi Chan, this mountain is one of the most symbolic religious places to visit in the city. This religious attraction in Pattaya is where you’ll find Buddha sitting cross-legged in a pose of pure peacefulness engraved into the mountain. The surroundings are incredibly gorgeous for a natural experience though much has sprouted up nearby to garner the rewards of high-traffic from the tourists.

Operating Hours: Daily, 24 hours
Ticket Price(s): Free

9. Walking Street

Walking Street

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Pattaya’s Walking Street is known as the red light district, and plenty of tourists and locals come for the nightlife. You’ll find plenty of great restaurants, bars of all kinds, live music venues, go-go dancing, and nightclubs. It’s a playground for eating, shopping, and fun nights. Starting at 7pm, the road closes to vehicles until late at night, so you can enjoy stumbling from one location to another safely.

While there are many fantastic clubs here to help you enjoy the night in the city, Lucifer Disko TK deserves a specific nod because it’s been around for a long time and is one of the most famous clubs of all. The music is always rockin’ with live bands and DJs. There are pool tables too, and the place seems to be a fit for everyone because the split design allows it to have unique vibes from one end of the club to the other for the ultimate good time.

Operating Hours: Daily, 6:00pm – 3:00am
Ticket Price(s): Free

10. Anek Kuson Sala

Anek Kuson Sala

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Anek Kuson Sala (also known as Viharn Sien) is a Chinese temple that was converted into a museum. Being one of the popular Pattaya attractions, this place features an extensive collection of Chinese artefacts like terracotta figures, paintings, sculptures, bronze ware and earthenware, to name a few. The jade statue of Guanyin is spectacular, plus the museum itself is something stunning to revel in. It’s next to a beautiful lake and greets you with stone Peking lions and mythical Chinese creatures.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Ticket Price(s): THB 100

11. Chang Siam Park

Chang Siam Park

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Another lovely place to visit for getting up close and personal with elephants, you’ll find Chang Siam Park in the middle of the forest. You can feed the elephants and bathe them all while learning about them cultivating harmony between humans and elephants. There’s an adjoining zoo, plus the forest is wonderful for hiking along to discover the waterfall.

Operating Hours: Daily, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Ticket Price(s): THB 1,150

12. Amazon Fishing Park

Amazon Fishing Park

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Reel in a good time at the Amazon Fishing Park. This place stocks the lakes with big and elusive fish. While it’s nothing fancy, the staff here works hard to make sure you have a good and comfortable time. It’s like fishing but fancier, if you will. You don’t need to be experienced in fishing at all, so if you’ve ever wanted to try it out, this is the perfect place!

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 7:00pm
Ticket Price(s): THB 4,500

13. Million Years Stone Park/Pattaya Crocodile Farm

Million Years Stone Park/Pattaya Crocodile Farm

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It’s definitely here for luring tourists, but you can’t pass up a place like this with bonsai-style trees, brilliant flowers, and sights that take your breath away. As the name suggests, it has crocodiles that perform in shows throughout the day. But that’s not all. There are many other animals in the farm and lots of foliage to walk amongst for a pleasant day.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Adult – THB 400 | Child – THB 200

14. FFlic Cliff & Pool Club

FFlic Cliff & Pool Club

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Here’s a cliff-top restaurant near Cosy Beach that serves amazing food with a fantastic scenery. On top of that, with pool parties in Pattaya being a must-do, there’s no better place to do it than here. FFlic Cliff & Pool Club has a swim-up bar too, making it easy to swim and enjoy your time here.

Operating Hours: Daily, 10:00am – 2:00am
Ticket Price(s): Free

15. Tuxedo Illusion Hall

Tuxedo Illusion Hall

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For illusions and magic that will blow your mind, the Tuxedo Illusion Hall is a must. For an evening, you’ll get to see live illusion shows. It’s the first of its kind in Thailand and features illusions that will have you marvelling long after you’ve gone back to your hotel room. The first floor of this Pattaya attraction features a wall of illusions while the second floor is where you’ll catch the shows.

Operating Hours: Daily, 2:30pm – 8:30pm
Ticket Price(s): THB 500

16. Sukhawadee Mansion

Sukhawadee Mansion

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You can’t miss this mansion. As one of the historic attractions in Pattaya, this mansion is a legacy for the Thai Kingdom unlike anything else in all of Thailand. There are no cameras allowed though so you’ll have to hold all that you see in your memory. One of the best things to see is the Chinese figure that brings good fortune. Other highlights include the sprawling gardens and ocean views as well as the chance to engage in a buffet meal at the Open Hall all while watching the dance performances.

Operating Hours: Daily, 8:30am – 9:00pm
Ticket Price(s): THB 500

17. Soi Buakhao

Soi Buakhao

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While Walking Street is grand fun, some people prefer a quieter way to enjoy the night. Soi Buakhao offers just that with less buzzy bars and nightclubs. You’ll still have a wonderful and lively time, though it is much less chaotic, which is something you’ll appreciate when the crowds get too thick.

Operating Hours: Tuesday & Friday, 7:00am – 3:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Free

18. Planet Earth Beach Club

Planet Earth Beach Club

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Do yourself a favour and reserve a bed by the pool for your group before you come. Otherwise, it’s first-come, first-serve at this happening open-air pool club. This is one of the best ones in the country with a giant swimming pool serving as the star attraction. Every day, the parties have different themes. It’s so much fun to relax by the pool with drinks, though under the LED lights is a wonderful time in the night too.

Operating Hours: Daily, 11:00am – 11:00pm
Ticket Price(s): THB 200

19. Pattaya Night Bazaar

Pattaya Night Bazaar

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Air-conditioned night shopping? It’s true! The Pattaya Night Bazaar is probably one of the best experiences for bazaars simply because of the cool flowing air to keep you comfortable as you shop for souvenirs or trendy clothes. It’s particularly good for summer-style clothing, but you’ll have plenty of other things to look for here too. You can even buy more luggage to use to tote all your souvenirs home with.

Prices are incredibly reasonable too. You should also know that despite “night” being in the name, it is open all day, though afternoons are best for a visit. Also, there’s no food inside because it’s indoors, but there are plenty of places to eat just surrounding it, so you won’t drop when you shop!

Operating Hours: Daily, 11:00am – 11:00pm
Ticket Price(s): Free

Pattaya is a magnificent place to visit for a vacation. You have so many attractions in Pattaya both natural and man-made. There are history and modern worlds swirling around each other. And you get that beachy vibe you want on your trip too.

Plus, good food is easy to find here since there are so many choices to cater to tourists. International cuisine is all over, though don’t miss out on the street stall food which gives you a genuine and authentic taste of this incredibly beautiful Thai city.