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Parks, Museums, Zoos and Others

Written by admin on January 7th, 2014. Posted in Uncategorized

Mini Siam

Mini SiamLocated on the left hand side at kilometer 143 on Sukhumvit Highway. This miniature city offers replicas of 80 sacred places and important historical sites around Thailand at a scale of 1 to 25. Some examples are the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Srisanpetch, Anantasamakom Throne Hall, Phra Puttha-yodfah Bridge, the Bridge over the River Khwae, the Golden Stupa and Phimai Khmer Sanctuary. Replicas of places of world significance are also displayed in the “miniworld” area such as the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty. Tower Bridge, Trevi Fountain.

Open daily from 7 am – 10 pm There is also a Mini Race Course (Gokarts) for visitors wishing to try their hand at racing fast cars. Additional information may be obtained by calling (038) 421628, 424232 or fax (038) 421555. 
 

Elephant Village

Situated on Pornprapanimitr Road on the same directions as Phanaraks Park and Siam Country Club Golf Course. The elephant village is a popular tourist spot for Thai and foreign guests alike.

Daily performances by elephants and wild elephant round-up shows are held at 2.30 pm Shows last about 1 hour. Elephant jungle rides are also available. Additional information may be obtained by calling 0-1212-3225 or from the front desk at the Tropicana Hotel, Tel. (038) 428645-6, 428516.
 

The Million Years Stone Park & Pattaya Crocodile Farm

The Million Years Stone Park & Pattaya Crocodile Farm is at number 22/2 Mu 1, Tambon Nong Pla Lai, Banglamung, From Sukhumvit, one turns left at kilometer 140 close to the pedestrian bridge in front of Wat Sawangfah along Chaiyaporn withi Road (State Highway 3024) in the same direction as Mab Prachun Reservoir for another 5 kilometers. This is an other popular attraction with Thai and foreigner tourists. The compound comprises rock gardens and botanical of rare plants and beautifully landscaped for example, fossizedplants over a million years in age, 200 years old Thai style bonzai, crocodile pools and a collection of rare animals such as albino bears, elephants and horses. Crocodile round-ups, magic and animal performances are also a major attraction. Daily admission from 9 am – 6 pm.

Additional information may be obtained by calling (038)249347-9 or the Bangkok office Tel. (02) 579-4008, 579-5033.
 

Pattaya Water Park

Pattaya Water Parkis on Thappraya Road, at the top of Jomtien Beach, Pattaya Water park offers an amusement park, a jacuzzi and a gigantic slide. It is an ideal outlet for family relaxation.

Admission fees are 100 Baht for adults and 50 Baht for children. Call (038) 251201-8.
 

 

The Bottle Art

Contains an extensive collection of more than 300 pieces of artwork contained in glass bottles in the form of well-known tourist attractions, churches, temples. palaces, ships both Thai and foreign. These creations result from the tireless efforts of Dutch sculptor, Mr. Peter Bedelais who crafted the various intricate parts and assembled them in glass bottles of different shapes.

Open daily from 09 a.m – 8 pmEnquiries may be directed to the Bottle Art 79/15 Mu 10. Sukhumvit Road (Kilometer 145.3) Tel. Fax.(038) 422957 
 

Ripley’S Believe It Or Not Museum

Ripley'S Believe It Or Not Museum Situated on the third floor of the Royal Garden Plaza, Beach Road. A display of Mr. Ripley’s collection of curious objects from every corner of the world. Some of them being the actual item, others are replicas. These extraordinary objects are divided into over 250 categories, such as optical illusions, peculiar lifestyles of unusual people and devices of human torture from ancient time, etc.

Open daily from 10 am. – 12 midnight. Admission fees 150 Baht per person for both Thais and foreigners. Further enquiries may be made by calling (038) 710294-8