Situated in the perfect location, the Royal Garden Plaza is just a walk away from many of the centrally located hotels. Occupies the full block between Beach Road and 2nd Road in Central Pattaya, the entries are open both ways, but it is advisable to go to the 2nd Road entrance and walk underneath the impressive eye-catching mock airplane that is half hanging out of the upper floors of the shopping center. The mall is a full entertainment package. The plane at the façade is a part of Ripley’s Believe it or Not, a museum of oddball finds. Everything you see at this museum will challenge your curious mind. Housed on the third floor of Royal Garden Plaza, Ripley’s museum features galleries inspired by LeRoy Robert Ripley’s book. The optical illusion section will make you awestruck. This place attracts the tourist to bewilder them with its features of deformed human heads, amphibious cars, and a scale model of the Titanic, constructed with the use of one million matchsticks.
Though there is no cinema hall, the other attraction of the mall is the Louis Tussaud’s Wax Works, here you can get pictured with celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Michael Jackson, and David Beckham. There is also an infinity Maze, a 4D Theatre and a scary haunted house. All of these have individual prices, but you can get a 50% discounted rate if you buy Super All Play Package.
The four floors of the Royal Garden Plaza have an impressive range of shops. All the latest trends you can grab at Esprit, Guess, and Jaspal (a popular Thai brand), the sports lover can check out Super Sports outlet with a range of sporting goods and beachwear. One of the popular shops here is the Jim Thompson Factory Sales Outlet, you can get a unique range of finely crafted silk items such as scarves, bags, clothes, and pillowcases.
For the foodies, there is food court serving dishes ranging from Indian, Korean, Italian and even Turkish cuisine. You can enjoy amazing views of Pattaya Bay at Food Waves’ and enjoy a drink and a bite to eat around sunset.
The place is a great place to have fun with your whole family. It opens around 10:30 a.m. and closes at around 23:00 p.m