Pattaya is a popular tourist resort town well-known all over the world. It is located on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand, 160 kilometres south-east of Bangkok, in the province of Chonburi in the so-called Industrial Zone of the east coast of Thailand. Pronunciation of names: the name of the city is also pronounced as Pattaya, Phatthaya, Pattaia, Pataia with a stress both on the second syllable and on the last letter. Pattaya is famous for its bars, night discos, and shows for adults. But along with these vicious adult entertainments, Pattaya has plenty of entertainments for the whole family, sports and water attractions, beaches, shopping centres, local markets and restaurants. Near the town is the beautiful park of orchids in the botanical garden, crocodile and snake farms, churches, holy places and many interesting and beautiful places. All possible entertainment which can only wish for a tourist is focused in Pattaya. The travel agencies can arrange scuba diving, fishing, bungee jumping, sailing to the islands, yacht trips and much more. And in general, in terms of diversity of excursions, any other resort in Thailand can hardly compete with Pattaya. From here, you can go on a tour not only in every corner of Thailand, but also in neighbouring countries.