[Pattaya] Leisure Activities for the Whole Family (2)
Pattaya and Temples
Sanctuary of Truth, Wongamat
Pattaya also has cultural tourism assets, including many Buddhist temples all around the city. Pratumnak Hill houses a Buddha image with beautiful view of the bay of Pattaya and Jomtien Beach giving a very good overview of the city, especially for the sunset. A short distance from Beach Road is the Sanctuary of Truth. Project launched in 1981, it is the temple made of wood with traditional architecture, measured by its highest peak of 105 meters.
Yansangwararam Wat temple is also one of the most beautiful with its surrounding gardens. Near the town is the Khao Chi Chan cliff, considered as the largest representation in the world of Buddha. It is directly represented on the cliff with a layer of gold flakes.
Pattaya Floating Market, although not traditional, remains to be seen. Besides, the Botanical Garden Nong Nooch is the ideal place to discover the local flora while wandering through the calm and serene atmosphere of the garden.
A city that never sleeps… but where there finds a good sleep
In term of housing, Pattaya offers an impressive number of hotels and resorts, from the guesthouse at low prices to the luxury hotel.
Hotel pools, Centara Mirage Pattaya
Among the most famous hotels, including the Sheraton resort and the new Hilton hotel located just above the Central Festival shopping center. The Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya is especially famous for its rooms and for the music bar outdoors. The new hotel, Centara Beach Resort Pattaya with 5 stars, also has 555 rooms with views of the Ocean, a private beach, and a huge water park with virgin forest look.
Like Bangkok, Pattaya is a city that has a reputation of never sleeping. After a day of activities, it is still possible to enjoy the amenities of the city, starting with dozens of restaurants offering cuisines from around the world. To continue the evening, two nightclubs, world famous for their show played by transgender, offer an explosive show.
Many hotels have their music bar allowing to listen to local bands with the Western standards. Night clubs are also part of the landscape, welcoming Thai youth to come to party with tourists. Gaining in reputation, some discos host prestigious DJs from around the world…