Visit: Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, 34/1 Tambon Na Chom Thian, Pattaya 20250 Thailand
Suan Nong Nooch is about 15 kilometers from South Pattaya.The entire area of some 500 acres is beautifully landscaped,with orchid nursery and other botanical gardens.It is a Thai village style with recreation - vacation park.
There are also cultural and traditional performances and an elephant show.The famous -Cultural Extravaganza- is presented three times a day at 10.15 a.m., 2.00 and 3.45 p.m. Witness the pomp and splendour of Thai tradition and ceremonies, graceful dances from all over the country, sword fighting, Thai kick-boxing, and much more, featuring hundreds of multi-talented performers in a fascinating one and- a- half hour show.The beautiful landscape also locates Thai Cultural Center, presenting groups of traditional Thai houses and cultural shows such as martial arts, hill tribe music and dance, a Thai wedding ceremony, a Buddhist ordination ceremony as well as elephant show, performing three times a day. A collection of Thai antiques is also exhibited at this tropical garden, where visitors can taste traditional Thai food. Souvenirs and handicrafts from all over the kingdom can be purchased at the garden’s shopping mall.Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is about 18 kilometers south of Pattaya. To go there, take Sukhumvit Road, turn left at Km. 163. There is also a half-day tour leave from Pattaya every day.