WHERE ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS CHINESE LEGENDS IS BROUGHT TO LIFE
The Three Kingdoms Park in Pattaya is a theme park and gardens based on the 14th century Chinese novel “Romance of the Three Kingdoms”.
The theme park, also known as Suan Samkok was established by successful businessman Kiarti Srifuenfung.
The park was created with the intention of showing visitors aspects of Buddhism and Chinese culture and philosophy.
The Three Kingdoms Story
The gallery wall in the park contains a 240 meter long hand-made mural, that depicts 56 scenes of the novel with every panel giving a description.
The Romance of the Three Kingdoms novel was written during the early Ming Dynasty by famous Chinese writer Luo Guanzhong. The epic tells about the unsettled times of The Three Kingdoms era.
It’s a story of war, struggles and loyalty. The Three states Cao Wei, Shu Han and Eastern Wu emerged from the fall of the Han dynasty and were ultimately united into The Three Kingdoms.
Inside the park there are 3 pagodas, the main one of which has 4 floors, from the fourth floor you get a magnificent view of the park, a strong breeze also cools you down at the same time.
The Three Kingdoms is set in a large well maintained grounds and as well as the pagodas there is a long wall with murals, where scenes from Romance of the three Kingdoms epic are depicted.
The larger of the pagodas presents a number of characters from the Three Kingdoms story and a statue of the parks founder as well as many Chinese statues and Buddha relics.
One of the smaller pavilions contains a white marble statue of the Chinese Goddess of Mercy, Guanyin with the other smaller pavilion containing 18 statues of Luohan quan, a kind of Arhat boxers, a fighting style said to originate from the in the Chinese Shaolin temple.
The park also has many ancient Chinese warrior statues and a beautifully landscaped area.
The park is so well maintained and highly decorative, make sure you take your camera as it offers some fantastic photo opportunities.
The Three Kingdoms is located not far from Horseshoe Point Resort on Siam Country Club in a beautiful area near all the major golf courses, head under the arches just beyond the left hand turn which will take you around Mabprachan Lake, almost immediately after the second arch turn right, travel for about 2 Kilometers and you will see Three Kingdoms Park on your right.
100, Moo 9, Tambon Pong,
Banglamung, Chonburi 20150
038 421 28-9
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday 10am – 6pm