Pattaya City building major public park in Jomtien near the Riviera, thirty percent complete


A new public park with a lagoon as a centerpiece called ‘Nong Pong’ on Jomtien Second Road across from The Riviera is now 30 percent complete which is aimed to be a major new attraction for Jomtien and the overall Pattaya area.

Artists rendition of the new public park when completed.

The total construction budget is 32.8 million baht. The construction will take about 455 days which originally started on May 30. It is expected to be completed around August 27 of next year, according to Pattaya City officials.

Artists rendition of the new public park

Pattaya City Deputy Mayor Pattana Boonsawat yesterday inspected the construction area. He said it is now thirty percent complete which will be finished on schedule.

Artists rendition of the public park

Deputy Mayor Pattana told The Pattaya News “This new public park with a lagoon centerpiece called ‘Nong Pong’ is aimed to be a major attraction for Pattaya with more ‘green zones’ in the city.  The park is aimed at attracting both locals out for exercise, relaxing and domestic and foreign tourists. The park will include an exercise path, playground, exercise equipment, seating for eating and relaxing and a beautiful lagoon as the centerpiece.”

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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.