Thailand - Pattaya
Thailand - Pattaya
A LOCAL VIEW
By Songchai: The New Writer about Automobile and Travel
Pattaya is formally a fishing village, it was the first holiday beach nearest to Bangkok. Pattaya city turned itself from an ordinary fishing village into a world famous holiday beach resort of Asia and the world.
Since 1960s during the war of Vietnam, at the rest time of American forces, need to search for a place for relaxation and recreation. These forces discovered Pattaya Bay which is some 20kms from Utapao Airport. From Fishing villages then developed itself in to Pattaya city.
Pattaya is locate on the southeast of country along the gulf of thailand. Pattaya is about 150km away from Bangkok. The easiest way to reach Pattaya is by road, which is less than 2 hours, by new express way Toll way from the airport to Pattaya. The transport service from the airport supported by different company such as normal Taxi , Limousine, or chauffeur drive and Bus. The newest airport ( Suwannaphoom Int Airport) will open soon at the end of year 2005 Ekamai ( Eastern Bus Terminal) bus station will have Bus heading to Pattaya city every 30 minutes If you want to experience on Railway journey you can catch up the Train at Hualamphong the main Train Station at Bangkok, there use to be only two trips per day. You can find huge accommodation services provided to meet your need. From low prices hotel to most Luxury Resort. There are lot of Hotels, Resorts, Mansions Apartments, Condos or homes,for you to choose. You can enjoys your shopping with numberless shops and many Markets and Malls. Funs with several entertainments, shows etc. Most of the products and souvenir goods are mainly found at Pattaya Shopping Centre and Night Market at Pattaya Walking Street. Pattaya is Famous on beach many tourists enjoy sunlight at Pattaya beach but more heading over to Jomtien beach which water more clean with white sand. Many funs staff such as Banana boats riding, Parasailing, Scooter, diving and many more and more. You can also enjoy exciting attraction in Pattaya such as Elephant village or Sanctuary of truth etc. Other Attractions around Pattaya is Country famous place. And also listed as an unseen of Thailand announced by Tourist Authority of Thailand. Pattaya city is place where you and your family can enjoy vacation or be your stopped place to plan on going different part of Thailand. we represent you "Pattaya" as your City of Fun and Relax Article by