The garden of Mini Siam in Pattaya was established in 1985 as a research project but has slowly been developed into a global village. It has now enhanced its visual appeal by adding a number of water bodies, manicured grounds and man-made miniature replicas of iconic landmarks of the world. The park has two distinct zones alongside a serpentine stream connected by a replica of Tower Bridge of London. The site isn’t only a tourist destination, but also serves as an educational attraction that introduces visitors to the renowned buildings of Thailand, Europe and some buildings from around the world.
The Mini Siam Pattaya tickets would allow entry into the Mini Siam zone, which has a number of attractions varying from Wat Phra Kaew to Eiffel Tower, Tower Bridge, Colosseum, etc. All the models at display are built in the size ratio of 1:25 of the original buildings. Not only the park introduces one to the amazing Thai culture to the world but also the culture of the rest of the world to the natives and the visitors visiting the park. You also have the facility of relaxing yourselves down at some amazing restaurants serving food and snacks inside the park.
The park is accessible with Mini Siam Pattaya tickets, though the tickets can be booked at the venue but it's highly advisable to pre-book them through online methods. Online booking will save you from standing in long queues to get tickets, it will also make the process hassle-free and convenient. The online payment methods are diverse thus making it even further easier for the aspiring visitors. As well as the discount served on ticket prices make the trip affordable. It's advisable to check the refund and cancellation policy while booking the tickets, confirmation of tickets would be received by visitors within a few working hours after successfully making the payment.
In the Mini Siam zone visit all the prominent architectural sites of Thailand and the historical architectural landmarks of Europe and world which are also of cultural importance. The park has over 100 life size replicas of these renowned architects on display, offering visitors world beauties at one place.
It's a popular Buddhist temple in Thailand that commemorates the presence of the religion of Buddhism in the country. Inside the replica of the temple is displayed the exquisite statue of Emerald Buddha, which has a cultural significance to it. The whole design of the replica is a beautiful recreation of the original temple located in Bangkok and officially named as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram.
The original temple is situated on the western bank of Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand. Mini Siam houses the miniature form of Buddha temple called Ratcha Wararam Ratchaworamahawihan or simply Wat Arun. The name Arun in Wat Arun has been derived from the Hindu god Aruna who personifies the radiations of the rising sun. The scenic splendid architectural beauty of the temple is complemented by the stream flowing nearby which divides the park in two zones.
The model built in the middle of a lake, it has gold coloured walls shimmering in the sun against the calmness of the water and the green landscape. Phra Thinang is a Thai style towered temple situated in the middle of the Bang Pa-in lake, originally situated in the Ayutthaya Province of Thailand. The original tower-like building was built in 1876 and took its inspiration from the Phra Thinang Aphorn Phimok Prasat in the Grand Palace. A model replicating the iconic towered temple has been put as a beautiful miniature model on display in the park.
The enchanting beautiful throne hall is a large impressive building in Dusli district of Bangkok. The architecture of the hall would welcome you with its Italian Renaissance style architectural style and resemblance with the famous sistine chapel in the Vatican City in Italy. The intricately designed model has done a good job in duplicating the architectural similarity of the original building. The original white marble building has a two-storey structure with a dome on the top and is surrounded by six smaller domes. Inside of the model, the ceiling of the domes has been painted with the murals of the currently ruling Chakri dynasty.
It can also be called the Monastery of the Great Relic which is located in the city island in the central part of Ayutthaya. The historical date of establishment of the monastery is unknown. The original building is situated along the west banks of Klong Prao Khao Pluak, an important canal built during the early 20th century. The structure has been a part of the Ayutthaya World Heritage Historical park since 1935. The model of Wat Maha at the park endorses an Emerald Buddha statue which is the copy of the original statue built during the middle 8th century.
Ayutthaya is named after the Indian city of "Ayodhaya" which was adopted as the second Siamese capital in the 12 century when it was first found. The city has its strategic importance of being located amidst the three rivers and connecting the city to the sea. Because the city is situated on a higher platform, thus naturally protecting it from the sea-going warships of other nations as well as seasonal flooding. The UNESCO world heritage site has been modelled with meticulously designed intricacy to introduce a visitor to the extensive archaeological site. The city had a systematic and rigid city of planning grid, consisting roads, canals, and moats around all the principal structures which has been represented well in the model.
The royal monastery is located inside the compound of the Grand Palace- the foundations of which are still visible and served as the royal chapel. The monastery is a significant historical site as well as the spiritual centre of Thai introduced to the visitors of the park through the model put on display. This beautiful temple is the model replica of the Wat Phra Kaew in Bangkok and plays an important role in the history of art and archaeology of the city as well as the country.
It is situated along the Phahonyothin Road and was built in 1941 under the premiership of Field Marshal Plaek Pibulsongkhram. The monument commemorates the deeds of selfless sacrifices made by soldiers, policemen and civilians in the growth of the country. The replica of the monument has been erected to tell visitors about the victory of Thailand in the Franco-Thai War in which 160 Thai soldiers had died.
The bridge in Bangkok, Thailand over the Chao Phraya River connects two districts populated along the two banks of the river. The first cable-stayed bridge in Thailand has been named in the honour of King Bhumibol Adulyade’s 60th birthday. The bridge stretching over the rivers has a length of 450 metres, it also has a walkway alongside. The replica of the bridge has been built over the water stream dividing the park in halves and has been built with the latest colour scheme of yellow which was changed in 2006.
Visit the wondrous monuments of Europe without really visiting Europe, in the park of Mini Siam. At the park, a number of sites like the Eiffel tower, Arc de Triomphe, Colosseum, etc. are displayed for visitors' admiration. Book your Mini Siam Pattaya tickets to experience all the historical architecture at one place.
It was commissioned in 1939 after the coup d’etat-often called “Siamese Revolution '' occurred in 1932. It is named after the Arc de Triomphe in Paris which also symbolises the establishment of a democracy in the country. It was envisioned by the military ruler Plaek Phibunsongkhram to be the centre of Westernized Bangkok. The monument is an epitome of futuristic design and has been put inside Mini Siam due to its historic significance of symbolization of heralding the rich culture of democratic form of government.
Situated at the Champ de Mars it’s the replica of Eiffel Tower of Paris. Because Asia loves the Eiffel Tower you will see a number of foreign tourists capturing themselves with this replica. Inside the huge complex of Mini Siam park this meticulously detailed building has been put on display introducing the wonder of the architecture to the millions of audience visiting the place every year.
Who isn’t aware of the architectural masterpiece of the leaning Tower of Pisa? Well, tourists are invited to this 3.9 degree freestanding bell tower model in the park to appreciate its beauty. The tilting Romanesque bell tower of the cathedral of Pisa in Italy is a wholesome attraction to enjoy. The replica model of the tower would introduce the people of the country and the tourists from the nearby Asian countries to the grandeur of the leaning Tower of Pisa. Get yourself clicked alongside this tower, don’t worry it won’t fall over you.
This age old world’s largest amphitheatre was built in Rome to hold around 55,000 spectators. The capacity of the structure and the architectural design make it a beautiful marvel to be experienced. On display in Thailand is a smaller replica of the original 188m long and 156m wide colosseum. The beauty of the architecture has been maintained in spite of its smaller size because of the keen attention paid to the meticulous detailing. Its beauty is a treat to watch and experience.
Located at the second cataract of the Nile River, this ancient complex originally cut into a solid rock cliff in southern Egypt has two temples. The temple complex is renowned for the intricately done extensive artwork throughout the interior of the Great Temple. The miniature model of the temple present in the complex of the Grand Palace replicates the same intricacy of the designs. The miniature model has the same kind of statues crafted in stone as the original temple in Egypt has.
Walk over the bridge designed as a tribute for the original Tower Bridge of London. Visitors would enjoy the walkaways and experience the scenic beauty of the park while passing through the bridge. It has a glass door which would let you at the Tower bridge model stand over the stream as you admire its beauty. The architectural marvel of the building has been presented in this mini version as well. The tower is an excellent setting in the Grand Palace which represents the beautiful indegienous as well as foreign architecture and the culture.
Location- 387 Sukhumvit Rd, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
Timings- 7.00 AM - 9.00 PM, everyday.
Best Time To Visit- It is best to start your trip at Mini Siam in Pattaya in the morning to enjoy a less crowded space while strolling through these amazing landmarks. The beauty of the place enhances during the sunrise, enjoy the rising sun in the splendid beauty of the park.
How To Reach-
- By Bus: Take a blue baht bus along south, central or north Pattaya roads towards the Sukhumvit highway. Get down and change the bus to white baht bus and trail off at Mini Siam. One can also board a tuk tuk, the park is about 500 metres from the intersection of Naklua market.
- By Taxi: It’s more convenient to take a taxi or use your own private vehicle to travel down the Sukhumvit highway to reach the park.
What makes Mini Siam so famous in Pattaya?
The various world sites are bought at a single place in Pattaya at Mini Siam in the form of miniature models. The 46,000 metres big park has been turned into a global village where not only the beauty of the architecture of these different sites is appreciated but also the culture of Thailand. The various temples on display show the rich culture of Thailand reflecting the religious and civilizational diversity of the region. The cheap and affordable Mini Siam Pattaya tickets adds to its fame as more and more people are able to access the park then.
What is the best time to visit Mini Siam?
The best time to visit Mini Siam is in the early morning hours to not only enjoy a less crowded space but also witness the beauty of the place in the glow of the rising sun.