Dusit Thani Hotel, Pattaya - Destination Info
The Pattaya floating market is well worth a visit. Organised into four areas showcasing Thailand’s regions, bobbing boats sell fresh local produce and foods, souvenirs, arts and crafts.
Meet some very fascinating elephants at the local Elephant Village. This home for retired working elephants has daily displays of training methods, bathing, and the impressive ‘GlongSabad Chai’, the victory drum ceremony. Aquatic creatures feature at Pattaya’s Underwater World. One of the largest aquariums in Asia, its underwater tunnels bring you face-to-face with a world of coral reefs, sharks and rays.
In Thailand, it’s easy to get a suit made cheaply by a local tailor. Other souvenirs include pearls, traditional batik-print fabrics, or beautiful pewterware.Thai food blends sweet, sour, heat and fresh herbs. Learn how it’s done at a Thai cookery school.
The astonishing sight of a mother pig feeding a tiger club alongside her piglets awaits at the local Tiger Zoo. Ripley’s ‘Believe It Or Not’ has some equally mind-boggling sights, facts and fictions, with 300 exhibits in ten themed galleries. Their world of entertainment also features an infinity maze, 4D moving theatre and a Madame Tussaud’s wax museum.
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