Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Love in air, feet on floor for Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 11:36
Love is in the air even more than usual in Pattaya as the city prepares for Valentine’s Day. City hall turned Sukhumvit Road into a Valentine’s card, set up a photo booth on Pattaya Beach for couples to take romantic snapshots and decorated hearts and flowers...
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is giving unmotivated runners all the incentive they need by having 150 “monsters” chase participants in Saturday’s U-Tapao-Ripley’s Run.
If those Chucky movies freaked you out, then you’ll want to give Ripley’s Believe It or Not! a miss on Halloween when it fills its Royal Garden Plaza museum with “haunted dolls.”

Eating into the Chinese New Year at Royal Garden

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 16:09
Chinese New Year started with a quick meal at Royal Garden Plaza, where ten contestants raced to see who could eat 10 Chinese steamed buns the fastest.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is giving tourists a bird’s eye view of Pattaya with the opening of Thailand’s first tethered helium balloon. Called “Ripley’s Sky Rider,” the balloon ride on the roof of Royal Garden Plaza opened to the public April 3 after undergoing tests...
The Thai couple who set a record for the world’s longest kiss in 2011 celebrated their 10th anniversary by setting a new record at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Valentine’s Day kissing marathon. Ekachai and Laksana Tiranarat smooched continuously for 58 hours, 35 minutes and 38...
Contestants from the Miss International Queen transvestite beauty pageant helped raise funds for underprivileged children at the Fountain of Life Center.
Pattaya put on its scariest face as tourists and residents alike haunted hotels, restaurants and nightlife districts to celebrate Halloween.  Shown here, mistresses of good and evil both scare and entice creatures of the night on Walking Street.
The world’s tallest man stepped up to help a rapidly growing Thai girl at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!’s 17th anniversary celebration.
Natalie Glebova, who won the Miss Universe beauty pageant in Bangkok in 2005, made Pattaya the latest stop on the launch tour for her Beauty Icon perfume.
A group of tourism-related businesses have donated thousands of beach benches and umbrellas to Pattaya to help the city’s effort to beautify its beachfront.

Royal Garden spruces up for Chinese New Year

Wednesday, 25 January 2012 15:19
Royal Garden Plaza spruced up for Chinese New Year, with mall management and shopkeepers alike cleaning inside and outside the mall.

Meat eaters out number vegetarians

Wednesday, 22 June 2011 15:30
Editors: Although I’ve read my share of wacko letters to the editor, Bill Hunter’s (“In Response to Eric Bahrt”, June l0) should be framed and put into the museum of Ripley’s Believe it or Not! He writes meat-eaters out number vegetarians by a ratio of millions to...
The world’s shortest man came to Pattaya during Songkran to help out the world’s tallest teen, a Thai girl whose great height was caused by a brain tumor that is affecting her vision.
Meet the world record holders, Mr. Khagendra Thapa Magar and  Ms. Malee Duangdee between 13th and 16th April at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Pattaya.

Kissing world record

Tuesday, 15 February 2011 14:38
A Thai couple smooched their way to the world’s record for the longest recorded kiss as Louis Tussaud’s Wax Museum on Valentine’s Day.
Louis Tussaud’s Wax Museum plans to celebrate Valentine’s Day by getting 99 couples to pucker up and attempt the world’s longest kiss.
Five Thai sculptors were given just 24 hours to carve out a likeness of a Thai celebrity and be named the best waxworks artist in Thailand.