Some people will think Bangkok is the only most visited city in Thailand
While in fact, Pattaya ranks fifteenth as the most visited country in the world
This city is famous for its beautiful beaches as it's located on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand
The geographical site makes Pattaya cooks delicious seafood cuisines
Sanctuary of Truth is a wooden-based building, with a mixture of castle and temple. This building illustrates about Thai craftsmanship such as elephant, human, and landscape carvings. Wat Phra Khao Yai or Big Buddha Hill is the landmark of Pattaya. This building is 18 meters tall and layered with gold.
Walking Street is located downtown Pattaya. It's a place where tourist can find some nightlife attractions such as seafood restaurants, live music venues, beer bars, clubs, sports bars, and other nightlife spots.
Pattaya Floating Market is a unique shopping center because sellers and buyers use wooden boats to trade. You can find a lot of things such as souvenirs, fruits, foods, art works, handicrafts, clothes and many more. There is also Central Festival Pattaya, a shopping mall famous for its branded things for sale.
Tom Yum Goong is a must-try food while you're in Pattaya. It is a soup that contains shrimp as the main ingredient. This soup tastes spicy, but slightly sweet and sour. You should also try the authentic taste of Thai tea right in its original country. This drink is very famous worldwide because it offers the collaboration of tea and milk.
The majority of Thai people embrace Theravada Buddhism. So, don't be surprised if you find so many temples in this city. Then, they have this tradition of facing their palms together, like a praying pose, in front of their chest while bowing called 'Wai'. They use it as a way of greeting and gratitude.
November to February is the best time to visit Pattaya because the weather is in a good temperatures and some festivals held by the local people.
Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya is the best hotel in Pattaya. This hotel provides an easy access to Wong Amat Beach and Naklua Beach. Tara Court Hotel is another option for low budget travelers. This hotel has affordable price but with comfortable facilities.
The Glass House restaurant offers authentic Thai foods. The comfortable place will make you feel at home. Another highly recommended restaurant is Ruenthai Restaurant Pattaya 2nd road. This restaurant offers some local Thai menu and tourists can mingle with local people too.
La Boulange French Bakery provide some authentic fresh bread. Tourists can order coffee and various kinds of bread. The Coffee Club - Terminal 21 Pattaya also provides interesting menus. Tourist will find Asian and Western menu as the option. Not only foods and drinks, tourists can also buy souvenirs in this cafe too.
Cabaret Show is a famous show in Pattaya. This show has unique things to offer such as the existence of lady-boy. This show is held for 70 minutes located in Pattaya Second Road.
Pattaya Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is an interesting place tourists should visit. Here, tourists can witness elephants with their own eyes. Buddha Mountain (Khao Chi Chan) is a giant sculptural image of Buddha and the largest in the world. This sculpture has 130 meters tall and 70 meters wide.
Coral Island is the part of island in Pattaya. This island has an amazing scenery perfect for sightseeing. There is also this Nong Nooch Tropical Garden that has 17th century French style design.