Shop in Pattaya City at a Bargain
Pattaya has a fabulous range of trendy shops to street markets catering to all tastes. From the very expensive to the incredibly cheap, you can find it all here.
Most of the tourist type shops are located on Beach Road or the parallel Second Road in South and Central Pattaya.
Pattaya Shopping Malls
Pattaya has malls, superstores and supermarkets, making it simple for most tourists to find products they are familar with. Even the layouts are like shopping back home.Top of the list:
Royal Garden Plaza (Beach Road, between Soi Post Office and Soi Pattayaland 1)
Thai-style Street Markets
Local handicrafts, ceramics, carving, Buddhist art, clothing for all tastes and much more.
Pattaya Thailand is famous for its open-air markets and street stalls. Pattaya has less of this Thai style shopping than most of Thailand's major destinations, but some Thai-style markets do exist:
Gems and Jewellery
Thailand is noted for its gems and hand-made jewellery. Care must be taken when shopping to avoid a scam.
is loaded with tailors. Most are capable of good, if not spectacular work. Avoid tailors who offer incredibly cheap deals, or work under 24 hours. The best (but more expensive) tailors can be found in Walking Street, or on Beach Road.
In Pattaya you’re rarely more than a hundred metres from a 7-11. There are more than one-hundred 7-11s in Pattaya City and more opening every day.
Shop-houses are a combination shop and home for the shop keep. The shop is on street level and the family lives in the rooms at the back and above the shop.
Bargaining - is no longer expected anywhere except in at Tourist Trap street Tout markets. Do not bargain down the price of a bottle of water.
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