Travelers are voting The Former Palace, Grand Palace and Phaya Thai Palace as the best of 11 palaces in Pattaya. There are 6 palaces in Samut Sakhon a city just 47 km from Pattaya and 6 palaces in Bangkok which is 51 km distant. The most popular of these are Grand Palace in Samut Sakhon and Vimanmek Palace in Bangkok. You can find 3 palaces in Eastern Thailand and 22 palaces in the country of Thailand. Our members favorite in Eastern Thailand is Ban Sukhawadee and Royal Palace is the top pick in Thailand. Want more? Check out our map of palaces in Pattaya.