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Ripley's Believe it or not Museum
This quirky museum houses the odd, the unusual and the unbelievable. The Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum features over 250 objects in a very unusual permanent exhibition, like a mask made from human skin and an African voodoo doll. At 'Haunted Adventure' your worst nightmare comes to life, while the 4D Movie Theatre has a giant screen projection, dynamic motion seating and full digital surround sound system guaranteed to thrill both mind and body.

Enjoy a hi-tech version of paintball at Ripley's Laser Trek, consisting of a fully computerized laser gun, vests and an environment where the targets shoot back! (Location: Royal Garden Plaza. Open daily from 10:00 – 24:00).

Sanctuary of Truth
An enormous wooden castle-like building constructed according to ancient Thai ingenuity a nd entirely covered with intricate wooden carvings. Learn how wooden hand-craving decoration reflects the 'Ancient Vision of Earth', 'Ancient Knowledge', and 'Eastern Philosophy'. Travellers also come to grips with the concepts of ' Ancient Life', 'Responsibility', 'Cycle of Living', 'Human Basic Thought', 'Life Relationship with Universe' and 'Common Goal of Life towards Utopia'.

From the entrance, visitors are transported by a horse cart to a nearby lake, where well-trained and delightful dolphins put up a show twice daily. There's also a restaurant and demonstrations of wood carving.

Pattaya View Point
This awe-inspiring, panoramic view of Pattaya City and Bay area certainly sheds new light on an area long renowned for nightlife. It's great place to head out to with family and friends, who are looking to escape the heat of the day and enjoy Pattaya from an elevated perspective.
The sacred Buddha image at Wat Khao Phra Bat temple also resides on the hilltop; here it is common for worshippers to pay their respects, making for interesting viewing.

Tiffany Cabaret Show
The very first transsexual cabaret show in Southeast Asia, Tiffany's is also Thailand's longest-running and Pattaya's most famous cabaret show . Meet the clones of Whitney Houston, Donna Summer or Barbara Streisand. Let these professional performers entertain you with an impressive repertoire that vary from dance-and-song numbers in fabulous costumes to comedic impersonations. 
With more than 30 years' experience in show business, these 'ladies' put up a glitzy show that is excellent entertainment for the whole family. ( Show times are at 18:30, 20:00 and 21:30 ).

Elephant Village
The national symbol of Thailand, these amazing animals have been part of Thai culture for centuries. Demonstrations of training methods and ancient ceremonial re-enactments plus entertaining performances and wild elephant round-ups daily between 2:30 and 4:00.

Mini Siam
Located near Pattaya Klang, this miniature city with more than 100 models on a scale of 1:25, has replicas of 80 sacred places and important historical sites around Thailand. Models include the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Bridge over the River Kwai, the Golden Stupa and Pimai Khmer Sanctuary. There are also models of the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty, London's Tower Bridge, and the Trevi Fountain.
Open daily 7a.m. - 10 p.m. Call 038 421628, 424232

Suan Nong Nooch Tropical Garden
Need somewhere to take the family, or just enjoy doing something different? Nong Nooch, is a beautifully landscaped, recreational park. The entire area covers around 500 acres and houses a botanical garden, waterfall, orchid nurseries and a cactus garden. You can also go canoeing on the lake and see the elephant show. The Arts Centre has presentations of Thai traditional dance (3 times a day), marital arts, and cockfighting daily. You can stay overnight accommodation in cottages, traditional Thai houses and bungalows.
About 15 kms. from South Pattaya.

The Bottle Art Museum
This unusual museum houses an extensive collection of more than 300 glass bottles containing churches, temples, palaces, and ships, delighting visitors of all nationalities. Created by Dutch sculptor, Mr. Peter Bedelais who hand crafted the various intricate parts and assembled them in varying glass bottles with different shapes.

Open daily from 9:00a.m - 8:00p.m.
Enquiries: Bottle Art 79/15 Mu 10, Sukhumvit Road. Tel. / Fax. (038)422957.

Sriracha Tiger Zoo
The zoo consists of more than 200 Bengal tigers and 100,000 crocodiles. It also provides many activities and shows which include crocodile wrestling (women) and elephants playing basketball. Make some new friends with the camels, deers, wallabies, elephants, Peruvian guinea pigs, ostriches and especially the baby tigers which were born in the zoo. Opening times: Daily 09.30am - 06.00pm.

Siriporn Orchid Farm
Orchid lovers will love the farm which has a wide range of orchids such as catteleyas, vandas, daedrovium, escosanda and pompadours. Visitors can also buy cut flowers or plants. Open daily from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Contact (038) 429013. Located at 235/14 Mu 5, Tambon Nong Prue.

Cabarets
Fantastic, exquisite and unique, the cabaret shows are famous throughout the country and are known worldwide. Here, female dancers are so pretty, lovely and attractive. 
But they ain't female at all! Their performances are so magnificent and amusing and the settings so fascinating that the show is a must for all visitors to Pattaya.

Sriracha Tiger Zoo
Located off Route 3241 in Si Racha County north of Pattaya City, only 30 min. drive from Pattaya. 
The greatest tiger zoo in a natural atmosphere where you can hold, feed and take photos with baby tigers. Watch a sow breast-feeding tiger cubs. See how tigers, pigs and dogs live together peacefully. View a large number of scorpions on ladies' bodies. Witness a crocodile wrestling show by lady performers.
Daily shows:
Elephants playing basketball and playing with visitorsInformation Tel. 0 3829 6556 to 8
Open Daily, 08.00-18.00 hours
Admission Fee Adult 350 B, Child 200 B

Pattaya Water Park
Pattaya Water Park is on Thapphraya Road, to the north of Jomtien Beach, covering an area of around 32 acres. Pattaya Park offers an amusement park, Jacuzzi and a gigantic slide. It is an ideal outlet for family relaxation.

Underwater World Pattaya
Situated on Sukhumwit Road near South Pattaya, Underwater World Pattaya is a leisure attraction showcasing more than 200 species of marine life to be found around the region. Here visitors are taken on a 'voyage to the bottom of the sea', which begins at the sandy beaches and shallow rock pools at the water's edge.
From here, they start their descent, passing brightly coloured corals and all kinds of exotic ocean-dwellers along the way. Finally they come to a spectacular 100-metre long tunnel with acrylic windows, home to great shoals of fish, prowling predators and a host of other creatures that inhabit the ocean depths.
Information Tel. 0 3875 6879
Open Daily, 09.00-18.00 hours
Admission Fee Adult 400 B, Child 100 B

Wat Yannasangwararam
A temple under H.M. the King's patronage is unique for its modern Thai architecture. Located at km. 160 of Sukhumwit Road, 20 km. to the south of Pattaya, the park-like temple is vast, scenic and tranquil. It consists of a pagoda containing the Buddha's relics and several beautiful buildings built in international architectural styles such as Chinese, Indian, Swiss, etc.
Situated in the vicinity of the temple to be dedicated to H.M. the King in 1987 is Wihan Sian (Anekkuson Sala), an epitome of the harmonious blend of Buddhist beliefs, Taoism and Confucianism. Collections of priceless antiques and works of art from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong are on display here.

Among others, Wihan Sian boasts the hard-to-be-seen writing-brush calligraphy of Prince Pu Jie (Emperor Pu Yi's younger brother), on the signboard of the building, which reads "Dan Fu Yuan", the Chinese name of Wihan Sian.

Pattaya Floating Market
Location: Sukhumvit Road (To Sattahip)
Pattaya Floating Market is the world’s largest floating market located on an area of about 100,000 sq m on the outskirt of Pattaya. It is divided into four parts representing the cultural heritage of the four regions of Thailand. Scattered on the fresh water swamp are islands of various sizes and many Thai style teakwood houses linked together with wooden bridges.
Every day over 80 paddle boats are ready to take visitors on tour to see Thai style architecture, traditional ways of life and waterborne vendors paddling their boats selling freshly cooked food. There are restaurants and more than 100 boutique shops offering handicrafts and souvenirs from all over the country. Exquisitely carved image of Ganesh, the Hindu god with an elephant head and some rare pieces of carved wood are exhibited at The Woodcarving Museum. Thai cultural shows, martial art demonstrations such as the water boxing, and many activities are also performed daily.
Information Tel. 0 3870 6340
Hotline 0 8 5282 6443 (Eng/Deutsch)
Open Daily 10.00-21.00 hrs

ALANGKARN - Extravaganza Show Pattaya Thailand
ALANGKARN’s vision is aimed to provide entertainment to clienteles by showing the unique concept of being “Thai” to foreigners. Instead of presenting a traditional Thai performance where easily found anywhere, a new concept was applied by using a modern style of dance combined with multi-dimension colored laser, lighting and real surround sound system.

ALANGKARN is located on Sukhumvit road 155 KMs, Jomtien, Pattaya with an area of 80 rais. The entire project includes Theatre, Cultural Rostrum and Restaurant.
Show Time : 18:30-20:30 Hrs 20:30-22:00H:20:30-22:00Hrs 
www.alangkarnthailand.com E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 038-256 000, 038-256007 02 – 216 1869

Pattaya Water Park
with its swimming pools, whirlpools, and waterslides. Take in spectacular views of Pattaya Bay from the revolving restaurant at the top of the Tower.
As well as a range lf water sports like diving, sailing, snorkeling, and water jetting, you can experience the thrill of sky diving or taking a flight in a microlight aircraft.

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