Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden is a 500-acre (2.0 km2) botanical garden and tourist attraction at kilometer 163 on Sukhumvit Road in Chonburi Province, Thailand. It can be reached via bus, taxi or private land transportation. It is also a major scientific center dedicated to cycads, with its own Cycad Gene Bank.
สวนนงนุช พัทยา Pisit and Nongnooch Tansacha purchased the 600-acre (2.4 km2) plot of land in 1954 with the intentions of developing the land as a fruit plantation. However, the owners instead decided to plant tropical flowers and plants as a wildlife conservation project. The garden opened to the public in 1980, and management was transferred to Pisit and Nongnooch's son Kampon Tansacha in 2001. The garden currently fills 500 out of the 600 acres (2.4 km2).
Activities of Nong Nooch Garden today: thai massage, feeding fish arapaima, paddle boats, elephant riding, sky walk, sightseeing bus-tour and etc.
Sanctaury of Truth
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.
Khao Kheow Open Zoo is a large zoo with 8,000 animals of more than 300 species. Covering the area of 5,000 rai in Khao Kheow - Khao Chompu Wildlife Sanctuary in Chonburi, the zoo is the biggest tiger center in Asia Pacific region. It was established as a unit of the Zoological Park Organization of Thailand with the main purposes of preserving wildlife and nature, providing knowledge for learning, acting as a research institute and providing the space for recreation.
More than 300 species and 8,000 animals populate the 5,000 rai sanctuary. Six of the newer residents of the zoo are rare white tigers exchanged by the Memphis Zoo in the USA white tigers.
Pattaya Floating Market
If you are looking for vacationing families and lovers of Thailand under an atmosphere that combines style home activities - that is your best choice. Many gathered in one place. So you can enjoy in every square inch of space. Pattaya Flaoating Market would be the final answer for you.
On the water-covered forest kg over 62 acres were created as the Pattaya Floating Market project was developed as a tourist, cultural. The tourists, both Thailand and foreigners will come into contact with the ambiance of Thailand under house the 4 regions, located on the river.
Here, visitors will get to witness the impressive service. And selected activities such as buying products. Both native folk fashion and Handmade. Or is it a delicious meal, a wide variety available in the house and the boat makes dating me back to the days of the life of a generation grandparents focused on trade and water transport is key.
Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark
The world's favorite kids' channel brings guests the ultimate in family entertainment at Cartoon Network Amazone, the world's first Cartoon Network-themed waterpark.
The waterpark proved to be an instant hit when it splashed onto the scene at the end of 2014 with 10 exciting entertainment zones to discover. From powering up with Ben 10 on all-new high speed water rollercoasters, or going vertical with Jake from Adventure Time, there is an exhilarating splash landing for guests of all ages and adrenaline requirements. For the littler ones, the Powerpuff Girls, Gumball, Darwin, and other lovable Cartoon Network characters await at Cartoonival, the world's largest aqua playground packed with over 150 water attractions.
Mimosa Pattaya is a new attraction and shopping area not far from Pattaya city. With its interesting architecture, Mimosa can deliver good atmosphere and spots for visitors to take photos. There are also massage shops cafe and several other relaxing spots, in other word, this place is another place for visitors who would like to enjoy an alternative atmosphere when coming to Pattaya city. The location of Mimosa is just opposite to Ambassador City Jomtien Hotel.
Mimosa Pattaya was established with approximately 1 Billion investment to create a new attraction on the area of about 17 acres (40 Rais). It was built under the concept of "The City of Love" (providing various ankles of love aspects) through arts and architecture decorated. The architecture of building and structure here are in ancient France style.
Koh Larn (Coral Island)
Koh Larn is a wonderful little island in the Gulf of Thailand. Koh Larn is located about 7km off the coast of Pattaya Beach of which is about a two hour drive south of Bangkok. The Island is about 4km long and 2km wide and at it is about 180 meters high at the highest point.
Koh Larn has six main beaches and a few smaller beaches for visitors to enjoy. All the beaches are of white sand and clear azure waters. There are many water sport activities at each of the beaches.
There are many ways to get to Koh Larn. The easiest way is by speed boat, all along Beach Road you will find speed boat operators. Cost of speed boat to the Island is between 1500baht and 2500baht and up for a group of people. The other way is the Koh Larn ferry, cost is 30baht per person, each way.
In 1977, Khun Kajorn and Khun Nithewvadee Aontrakarn offered a territory, approximately 100 Rai, to Somdet Pra Yarnsangworn for establishing temple named Yansarnworn. During establishing the temple, Khun Nithewvadee and Khun Suarree Aontrakarn also offered another 366 toward the king of Thailand, where it was utilized to be the area for this temple as well.
Today Wat Yansangwararam is a well-known temple in the area of Banglamung Mountain. Visitor can see a fascinating view from the temple to Pattaya City. The temple was established in order to celebrate the King of Thailand. In this attraction, visitor can find a number of fascinating things such as pagodas from mixed Thai-India art style, and so on. Everyday, there are lots of tourists visiting Wat Yansangwararam. Its location is outside of Pattaya city, but it's not too far to visit.
Pattaya Viewpoint is on "Phratumnak Hill" (Pattaya Hill). It is an attraction for all tourists and is located at the border of South Pattaya and Jomtien. The top of the hill is one of the best viewpoint overlooking the crescent bay of Pattaya.
You can see the whole Pattaya City in top view from Bali High Pier to the northern point of the bay at Naklua.
How to get there: A Songtaew can take you to the Viewpoint. If you drive, drive down Pattaya Sai 1 and through the end of Pattaya Walking Street. Once at Bali Hai pier, turn left at the first junction and continue straight. Turn right at the junction under the bridge, and follow the road then you will see the signs to get to the top.
Walking street is probably the most famous street in Thailand. It is at the very centre of the night life scene in the city of Pattaya, and is home to some of the best bars, gogo bars and restaurants the city has to offer. In reality it is probably one of the most exciting streets in the world if you are looking for fun. 1000 metres of bars, gogo bars, restaurants, nightclubs and of course, the hostesses! It truly offers something for everyone, crazy bars, live music bars, restaurants to suit every taste, even bars full of lady boys for those that way inclined. Add to the mix the street stalls, souvenir shops, street entertainers and you can understand why it is one of Thailand's most popular tourist attractions. As with the whole of Pattaya, open air beer bars and complexes. The street is opened to traffic most of the day but is closed to traffic from 6.00 p.m to 02.00 a.m. The main car parking area is at the Bali Hai pier end, furthest away from Beach Road.
Koh Chang, known also as ‘Elephant Island’ named because of its elephant shaped headland, is Thailand’s second largest island after Phuket. Located around 300 kilometres east of Bangkok in Trat Province, in the Gulf of Thailand near the Cambodian border. Koh Chang is part of the Mu Ko Chang National Park. Despite its increase in development and tourism in the past decade or so, it has retained its remote and rugged character.
From jungle covered mountain peaks to sweeping bays, great waterfalls to flourishing coral reefs, beach huts to luxury resorts, Koh Chang has plenty to offer for everyone. With an area covering approximately 429 square kilometres, 70% of Koh Chang is covered in rainforests, mountains and beaches. The highest peak on the island is Khao Salak Phet, rising from the ground at 743 meters, and given its mountainous terrain there is an abundance of waterfalls with the tallest but not always the most accessible being Klong Neung waterfall, which can be found on the eastern side of island.
Bangkok welcomes more visitors than any other city in the world and it doesn’t take long to realise why. Bangkok is a city of contrasts with action at every turn; marvel at the gleaming temples, catch a tuk tuk along the bustling Chinatown or take a longtail boat through floating markets.
Food is another Bangkok highlight, from local dishes served at humble street stalls to haute cuisine at romantic rooftop restaurants.
Luxury malls compete with a sea of boutiques and markets, where you can treat yourself without overspending. Extravagant Luxury hotels and surprisingly cheap serviced apartments welcome you with the same famed Thai hospitality. And no visit to Bangkok would be complete without a glimpse of its famous nightlife – from cabarets to exotic red-light districts, Bangkok never ceases to amaze.