Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

Nine elephants from Nong Nooch Tropical Garden offered nine candles to nine eastern-region temples for Buddhist Lent. Park General Manager Pantanan Kanthisookapan oversaw the July 20-29 event, in which the nine elephants with a combined age of an auspicious 99 years began the casting of lent...
Chonburi’s governor joined top area politicians to help Nong Nooch Tropical Garden celebrate its gold-medal victory at Britain’s Chelsea Flower Show. Gov. Khomsan Ekachai was welcomed to the Najomtien tourist attraction for the May 29 party by park director Kampol Tansajja, along with Deputy Gov. Chawalit...
For the sixth consecutive year, Pattaya’s Nong Nooch Tropical Garden won a gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show in London. Nong Nooch Director Kampol Tansajja said May 20 Queen Elizabeth II had visited the “Thailand: Land of Buddhism” exhibit before the Royal Horticultural Society honored...
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden marked National Elephant Day with merit making and a feast for the beasts. Park Director Kampol Tansatcha and employees led 65 elephants to the March 13 merit-making ceremony with nine monks from Samakkee Banpot Temple and its abbot Kasemkittisophon. They blessed the...

2 elephant calves named at Nong Nooch

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:57
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden added to its stable of elephants with the birth of two more calves. Sattahip District Chief Phawat Lertmukda helped introduce the two female elephants born this month. Nine monks, led by Abbot Kasemkittisophon from Samak Heebanphod temple, recited the Chaiyamongkol incantation, sprinkled...
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden gave mothers and children free entrance to the Pattaya tourist attraction for Mother’s Day weekend where elephants put on a show honor HM the Queen for her 82ndt birthday.
Elephants at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden put a twist on Pattaya’s Songkran celebration, using their built-in water guns to hose down revelers. Park Director Kampol Tansajja opened the April 12-18 “Songkran and Flower Festival,” which featured a parade of flowers and water sprinkling on Buddhist statues.
A hundred couples got their marriages off to bumpy starts when they took their Valentine’s Day wedding vows on the backs of elephants at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden.
It may be the “year of the horse,” but the elephants at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden did their best to ring in the Chinese New Year. The garden’s celebration began Jan. 29 with a pachyderm parade as well as the requisite dancing lions and dragons.

Nong Nooch welcomes first elephant calf of 2014

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 15:14
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden celebrated the birth of its first elephant calf of 2014 with the arrival of a playful male Jan. 6.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is hoping dancing elephants will awaken the park’s fading tourist numbers.
Eastern Seaboard residents marched, ran, prayed and sang in unison to celebrate the 86th birthday of HM the King Bhumibol Adulyadej. From Banglamung to Sattahip, celebrants marked Thailand’s national Father’s Day Dec. 5 with 21-gun salutes, parades and Buddhist offerings.

Nong Nooch celebrates Loy Krathong Nov. 16

Thursday, 14 November 2013 10:33
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden will celebrate Loy Krathong Nov. 16 with children’s contests and other activities at the Najomtien tourist attraction’s lakefront.
With six months to go until Pattaya’s Nong Nooch Tropical Garden represents Thailand at the World Plant Expo in China, about half the construction of the 7.5 million baht exhibit has been completed.
Nine Pattaya businesses have been awarded the Thailand Tourism Award from the Tourism Authority of Thailand for quality and excellence in tourism and hospitality operations.
Saying it wants the outside of its park as lovely as the inside, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden dispatched elephants and employees to help pick up three kilometers of roadway in Kledkaew.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden gave mothers and children free entrance to the Pattaya tourist attraction for Mother’s Day weekend where elephants put on a show honor HM the Queen for her 81st birthday.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is offering 5,000 baht and an overnight hotel stay to the person who names the elephant park’s latest arrival.

Candle parades light way for Buddhist Lent

Thursday, 01 August 2013 15:13
Buddhists across the Eastern Seaboard lit the way for retiring monks with candle parades to mark the start of Buddhist Lent. In Pattaya, students from Pattaya’s 11 public schools competed to decorate the most beautiful and creative lent candles while believers paid respects to a famed...
Bird, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden’s top breeding elephant, added to his impressive total of offspring with the July 16 birth of his 41st calf. Lampoon, 28, gave birth to the male elephant, her third with Bird. Lampoon, a small elephant used to taxi tourists around the...
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