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Sightseeing in Pattaya

Discover Thai culture on the eastern seaboard within reach of Mövenpick Siam Hotel Na Jomtien Pattaya.

Sanctuary of Truth

The Sanctuary of Truth is a majestic wooden building, filled with sculptures based on traditional Buddhist and Hindu motifs. Every centimetre of the 20-storey building is covered with beautiful wood carvings of Hindu and Buddhist gods and goddesses.

  • Every square inch of the building is covered with wooden carve sculpture
  • The building is still under construction for more than 20 years
  • One of Pattaya's greatest tourist attractions
  • Open daily: 8.00 am - 6.00 pm

Pattaya Floating Market

Covering over 100,000 sq.m. a stroll through the Four Regions Floating Market is a fun way to spend a day. The market is divided into four sections; each represents the four regions of the Kingdom – north, northeast, central and south – all the different area of the market sells products from their respective regions.

  • Entertainment is also provided by the street performances
  • Wood carving museum is close by
  • Sunflower & agriculture demonstration fields
  • Open daily: 9.00 am - 8.00 pm

Big Buddha Hill (Wat Phra Yai)

Lay eyes on the largest Statue of Buddha in the region , a top Pratamnak hill overlooking the Pattaya Bay area. An atmosphere of serenity , the smell of incense and people praying will sure to provide a memorable experience. A long stairway surrounded by two golden coloured Naga snakes leads to the Golden Buddha image, that was constructed in 1977.

  • There are also seven smaller buddha images.
  • Dressing appropriately is recommended as it is a religious site
  • Open daily: 7.00 am – 10.00 pm

Buddha Mountain (Khao Chi Chan)

The image of Buddha engraved on the side of a solitary limestone mountain on 1996 to commemorate His Majesty the King of Thailand's golden jubilee. A place with unmatched beauty and tranquility and truly one of Pattaya's most noticeable landmarks.

  • Buddha image is 130 metres high and 70 metres wide
  • Dressing appropriately is recommended as it is a religious site
  • Open daily: 8.00 am – 5.00 pm

Viharn Sien Temple and Museum

The Viharn Sien is a stunning Chinese temple, located just south of Pattaya, and now used as a museum. It houses a large number of important artefacts, such as granite carvings, old paintings, bronze and earthenware, sculptures of Chinese Gods, Buddha statues and a jade statue of Guanyin, the Chinese Goddess of Mercy. Some items are even from the famous Chinese Ming Dynasty.

  • It was built for the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej's 60th birthday
  • One of the best Chinese museums in Asia outside of China
  • Open daily: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

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