Pattaya is a popular tourist destination in Thailand, known for its pristine beaches and vibrant nightlife. From families to backpackers - the city offers a range of activities and experiences to suit all types of travellers. Following are five popular places that should be on your list while touring Pattaya: 

  • Walking Street

The Walking Street is one of the most famous tourist places in Pattaya, known for its vibrant atmosphere, street performers, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. The street closes in the evening for motorable traffic, allowing pedestrians to stroll freely and enjoy the lively atmosphere. 

The street comes alive in the evening when the neon lights are switched on, and the bars and clubs start to fill up. 

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  • Nong Nooch-Tropical Botanical Garden

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is one of the best places to Visit in Pattaya, Thailand, for nature lovers or anyone looking to relax in a peaceful environment. Spread over about 500 acres, the garden has a vast collection of tropical plants, flowers, and trees. The garden also has several themed sections, like the car garden, dinosaur valley, animal kingdom, etc. 

  • Pattaya Beach

One of the best places to Visit in Pattaya is the famous Pattaya beach, situated along the eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand. The beach stretches for around 4 km and is known for its lively nightlife and wide range of activities. 

The beach is famous for its soft, golden sand and clear, warm waters, making it a great spot for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports. You can rent beach chairs, umbrellas, and water sports equipment like jet skis, kayaks, and banana boats to enjoy your time at the beach. 

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  • Big Buddha (Wat Phra Khao Yai)

Located on the top of a hill, the Big Buddha, also known as Wat Phra Yai, is a famous attraction in Pattaya. Situated about 2.5 kilometres from South Pattaya, you will notice an impressive, huge gold-colour Buddha idol as you reach up close. The imposing gold-coloured statue is about 18 meters tall and is visible from many parts of Pattaya. 

One of the popular things to do in Pattaya is to climb the staircase of around 300 steps to reach the top of the hill. So, you need to be physically fit. However, the beautiful view from the top is worth the climb. 

  • Four Regions Floating Market

Any number of sightseeing in Pattaya is incomplete without a visit to the Four Regions Floating Market. The market is designed to replicate the traditional floating markets found throughout Thailand. It showcases the unique culture and traditions of the four main regions of Thailand: The North, Northeast, Central, and South.

Each section of the market showcases the local food, handicrafts, and cultural activities of the region. The market features traditional wooden houses and boats that sell a wide variety of Thai products, including handicrafts, souvenirs, clothes, and food.

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Where to Stay?

Check into the Bayview Hotel Pattaya, resort in Pattaya by Club Mahindra associate property, for a comfortable stay in the heart of the city. It is one of the renowned international resorts in Pattaya, offering a range of facilities and services to ensure an enjoyable stay.

A Pattaya tour can be overwhelming as the city has so much to offer. Therefore, plan your sightseeing carefully and ensure you don’t miss out the important tourist places mentioned in this blog post. 

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