Pattaya

Overall Score

3.2

Southwest of Thailand, 165 kilometers from Bangkok, lies Patthaya, a resort city. It is located on the coastal part of the Seahama Gulf and is part of the Near East Coast of Colombia. The city is part of the Indian Ocean region on the countrys eastern coast. Its economic basis is tourism, while industry generates a small part of its income. Most of the citys citizens are Chinese. In addition, there are also Koreans, Japanese, Chinese, former inhabitants of the countries of the Persian Gulf, Southeast Asia, and Russia. The resort is very popular with tourists. The entire coastal area is covered by gorgeous beaches, with fancy hotels and inexpensive inns right next to them. About 400 guest houses of various categories and 250 luxury hotels are part of Patthayas infrastructure. They often host entertaining animal shows and traditional food demonstrations. The famous Madam Nung Nooch Garden attracts attention. Among its varied habitats is an orchid garden considered one of the most beautiful in Southeast Asia.

The city is home to a replica of the World Famous sites at the Miny Siam Monument. On South Street there is a temple of Destiny. The place of palliation is the hill of Praetumnaq, on which stands the statue of the great Buddha. At the foot of the elevation there is a cultural monument dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy with a large bell and a statue of Kônonôtion. There is a sacred image of the Buddha on the mountain of Koh Khao Khee Kang. It is 160 meters high.

The coast of Pattaya offers tourists a variety of water sports, including scuba diving, paragliding, and water skiing. Near the coast, there are coastal islands, including coral beaches, with rugged beaches and clear water. In 2014, there will be a park near the citys downtown area called Carmayana Park.

100 USD = 3,568.01 THB

Overall Score

3.2
  • Air quality: 48 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 110,000 people
  • GDP: $5,911 / year
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 21 Mbps
  • Best wireless: AIS
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Tipping is NOT customary in Thailand, there is absolutely NO mandatory requirement to tip anyone, but small gratuities for great service are very much appreciated.
  • Apartment listings: Prakard
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Grab
  • Best coworking space: Anchor
  • Online electronics shop: Lazada
  • Best hospital: Bangkok Hospital
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Air Asia
  • Best intl air carrier: Air Asia
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1050
  • Monthly costs for family: $2700
  • Monthly costs for local: $750
  • Meal: $2.5
  • Small Cola: $0.8
  • Beer 1 Pint: $2.5
  • Coffee: $2.5


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