A tourist guide to Chonburi Province

View over Pattaya beach ©en.wikipedia.org

Situated in the southern part of Thailand, Chonburi is a magnificent province of Thailand. Besides the numerous and spectacular beaches, Chonburi is home to dozens of amazing visitor attractions, ranging from islands to hills, from parks to zoos and from temples to monuments and other buildings. The following tourist guide to Chonburi Province will surely help you to find the best visitor attractions. The major highlights of the province are the following: Pattaya beach, the island of Ko Lan, Nong Nooch Botanical Garden, Sriracha Tiger Zoo, the Sanctuary of Truth and so on. If you would like to find out more about these visitor attractions, read the article below.

Pattaya beach

As one of the most popular and most gorgeous beaches of Thailand, Pattaya is a major tourist destination in Chonburi Province. The beach is half-moon-shaped and it is one of the continent’s largest beaches. The fantastic city of Pattaya is the country’s second most visited city, after Bangkok. The beach of Pattaya is very well developed, presenting numerous bungalows, hotels, shops, restaurants, bars and so on. There are great possibilities of practicing water sports such as jet skiing, sailing, parasailing and others. There are also beautiful offshore islands located closely to Pattaya of which many are accessible by speedboats.

View over Pattaya beach ©en.wikipedia.org

Ko Lan

One of the numerous islands situated offshore the province, situated closely to Pattaya is Ko Lan. The island is the largest of the so called “Near Islands”. It is a major tourist destination, being easily accessible by speedboats. The most popular among the island’s beaches is Tawaen Beach. The beach is full of souvenir shops and seafood restaurants.

Ko Lan island beach ©en.wikipedia.org

Nong Nooch Botanical Garden

Another amazing visitor attraction of Chonburi Province is the Nong Nooch Botanical Garden. It is also a significant scientific centre. The garden houses numerous species of plants organized in different gardens: French garden, Cactus and Succulent garden, Orchid garden, European garden, Flower valley and so on. It also houses palms, cactus and others. Visiting the botanical garden is with no doubt an unforgettable experience.

Nong Nooch Botanical Garden ©en.wikipedia.org

Sriracha Tiger Zoo

One of the province’s zoos is the Sriracha Tiger Zoo. It is a popular visitor attraction of the province, being very well maintained. The zoo is home to numerous species of animals including Bengal tigers, crocodiles, camels, scorpions, deer and others.

The Sanctuary of Truth

The fascinating Sanctuary of Truth is actually a huge wooden structure situated in North Pattaya. The Sanctuary of Truth was built in 1981. The Khmer style temple is an extraordinary building and visitor attraction of Chonburi Province.

 

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