5 Best Things to Do in Naklua Beach

Naklua Beach Best Attractions

Naklua is a very quiet, residential part of Pattaya, yet it is home to some of the most iconic landmarks and attractions of the entire area, such as the ever-popular Sanctuary of Truth. A quick Google image search will reveal most of the places on our Top 5 Attractions in Naklua list, although we’ve brought you all the crucial info, including what to do when you’re there and precise map locations.

The attractions on offer are highly varied but are mostly family-friendly. They particularly showcase Thai culture, but also allow for the discovery of the natural and manmade worlds beyond the Land of Smiles. Within this small area, you can leap from quiet contemplation and meditation to thrills and excitement; from animals noted for being calm and peaceful enough to hold and pet to those noted for their sharp teeth and short tempers.

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Sanctuary of Truth

The distinctive shape of the Sanctuary of Truth is as unique as it is awe-inspiring. Entirely hand-carved from teak, the constant construction work you will see in progress is not a result of some freak accident but because the wood used is untreated and eventually rots in the tropical conditions. Building and maintaining this temple to the importance of religion, morality and spiritual contentment is an on-going and continuous task, just as the human development it represents is. The building’s remarkable beauty and intricate workmanship also acts as a backdrop to cultural shows and the other attractions in the grounds of the temple, entry to which costs 500 baht. These include ATV-riding and a shooting range. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 08:00 – 18:00
  • Location: 206/2 Soi Naklua 12, Naklua
  • Tel: +66 (0)3 836 7229
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Pattaya Boxing World
Pattaya Boxing World

The martial art of Muay Thai boxing is celebrated with all the glitz and glamour of Madison Square Garden at the stadium next to Mini Siam. Alongside a daily cultural show, which demonstrates the more ancient practises of the art, there are live bouts at least once a week featuring top-class Thai and international athletes. Far from the half-hearted tourist shows of Walking Street, these are genuine matches as part of the Muay Thai World Championship. With an exciting atmosphere and modern facilities, Pattaya Boxing World captures the feeling both of traditional Muay Thai and international boxing.

  • Opening Hours: 18:00 – 24:00
  • Location: 387 Sukhumvit Road, Naklua
  • Tel: +66 (0)3 872 6203
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Pattaya Sheep Farm
Pattaya Sheep Farm

Pattaya Sheep Farm is a very-much hands-on zoo of fluffy creatures, making it extremely popular with children, particularly city-dwellers from Pattaya and Bangkok. Along with the sheep are deer, rabbits, ponies, alpacas, pigs, donkeys, buffalo and others. There is an aviary with resident parrots, turkeys, peacocks and other winged inmates. The majority of the animals can be at least petted while the larger ones can also be ridden. The farm is also home to a small collection fairground rides, a Dutch-style windmill and The Barn Steakhouse, which serves a mean lamb chop! Entry is 50 baht for adults and free for children under 110cm.

  • Opening Hours: 09:00 – 19:00
  • Location: 73/8 Off Highway 7, Naklua
  • Tel: +66 (0)92 321 6718
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Mini Siam

Offering the opportunity for even young children to loom over the mighty landmarks of the world, Mini Siam is home to recreations of famous structures from around the world. It is split into Mini Siam Zone and Mini Europe Zone. The first has models of Bangkok’s Wat Arun, Victory Monument and Rama IX cable-stayed bridge as well as the temples of Ayutthaya, Sukhothai’s Wat Mahathart and Phanom Rung Historical Park in Buriram. Mini Europe, meanwhile, is home to such well-known landmarks as Paris’ Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower, London’s Tower Bridge, Rome’s Colosseum and, bizarrely, the Statue of Liberty, Sydney Opera House and Angkor Wat. The intricate exhibits presumably outgrew the name of this family-friendly attraction. Entry costs 250 baht for adults and 120 baht for children. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 07:00 – 22:00
  • Location: 387 Sukhumvit Road, Naklua
  • Tel: +66 (0)3 872 7333
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Despite its age, the Million Years Stone Park is still one of the best attractions in Naklua, and certainly one of the most popular. While the park may not be millions of years old, some of the exhibits – which include petrified trees and grotesque rock formations – are hundreds of millions of years in age. The Thai-style trained trees are estimated to be over 200 years old, but the crocodiles in the adjacent farm - which is the largest of its kind in the country - are much younger than that. Bred for their skins and meat, some of the animals also get special training to appear in the special shows. There are also tiger and elephant shows, with the option of posing for a picture with each of the performers. There are two prices for entry, with foreigners paying about 300 baht and locals paying 100 baht. Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 08:00 – 18:30
  • Location: 22/1 Off Highway 7, Naklua
  • Tel: +66 (0)3 824 9347
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