Pattaya Hill (Khao Phra Tamnak / Khao Phra Bat): Witness the Breathtaking Sea Views122
BY The Bear Travelers

Pattaya Hill (Khao Phra Tamnak / Khao Phra Bat): Witness the Breathtaking Sea Views

One of the most popular places to visit in Pattaya is Khao Phra Bat, also known as Pattaya Hill (Phra Tamnak Mountain or Phrabat Mountain), situated amidst the Pratumnak area, close to the back-end of Walking Street

Pattaya Hill (Khao Phra Tamnak / Khao Phra Bat) is famous because it’s a great place to come and relax while absorbing the breathtaking sea views overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. It is the highest vantage point and viewpoint in the Pattaya region and the best spot to look down on the city. 

Most people visit the place, especially during sunset time! Aren't you curious? Let's take a short hike then, as some of the sunset views are surely spectacular and provide the perfect photo opportunity. 


The Bear Travel  Fun Fact!

Pattaya Hill (Khao Phra Tamnak / Khao Phra Bat) is the highest vantage point overlooking the region and the sea. The best time to visit this place is in the evening to catch a spectacular sunset.


A Popular Pattaya Attraction

Pratumnak Hill is located 2 km from the heart of the city and is easily accessed via Jomtien. This prime viewpoint is a must-visit Pattaya attraction. On the hill, you will find a statue of Jumborn Prince (Admiral Prince Abhakara Kiartivongse, Prince of Chumphon). He is the father of the Royal Thai Army and is such a person that Thai people come from miles around to pay their respects. 

On the grounds of the hill, you will also find the Khao Phra Bat Temple. Many people who live or visit Pattaya like to make a special pilgrimage to Pattaya Hill. A perfect place not only to relax and soak up the local culture but also to take advantage of those expansive and mesmeric views looking out across the Gulf of Thailand. 


Pattaya Big Buddha

On the very top of Pratumnak Hill, you might notice an enormous 18 meters tall Buddha. The largest Buddha Statue (Big Buddha) in this region and part of the 1940s built, Wat Phra Yai (when Pattaya was a fishing village). 

The Bear Travel   Trivia!

The Buddha statue at the top of the hill is 18 meters in height.


How to Visit Pattaya Hill (Khao Phra Tamnak / Khao Phra Bat)?

If you want to visit the popular Pattaya attraction known as Pattaya Hill (Khao Phra Tamnak / Khao Phra Bat), it is easy to find from any part of the city. Located directly between Pattaya and Jomtien at the summit of Pratumnak Hill. Pratumnak Hill, also known as Buddha Hill, is a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle to relax for a few hours while taking in the majestic views of the gulf. 


The Bear Travel   Did You Know?

There is a Naval Monument on top of Pattaya hill on one side and Big Buddha Temple on the other side; between them, Khao Phra Bat Temple is located, and many people come here to pray and offer pilgrimage.


Why Visit Pattaya Hill (Khao Phra Tamnak / Khao Phra Bat)?

  • Highest viewpoint in Pattaya
  • The best vantage point to see the Pattaya sunset
  • Breathtaking views looking out across the Gulf of Thailand
  • Perfect photo opportunities
  • Pay your respects to the Jumborn Prince statue
  • Visit the Khao Phra Bat temple
  • Easy to reach from either downtown Pattaya or Jomtien




Map & More Information 



Khao Phra Bat, also known as Pattaya Hill (Phra Tamnak Mountain or Phrabat Mountain), is built to be a viewpoint of Pattaya. It opens up a view of all of Mueang Pattaya. This also includes the distinct and perfect panorama of the moon-like curved beach of Mueang Pattaya Bay. 


Business Hours

Open 24 Hours  |  Monday – Sunday 

Business Address

Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150

Contact Number

+66 (0) 38 427 667  |  +66 (0) 38 428 750
+66 (0) 38 423 990


Khao Phra Tamnak (Khao Phra Bat)


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