Fashion & Shopping in Pattaya
It is observed that many tourists who repeatedly visit this destination are attracted by the cheap shopping bargains available in major cities of Thailand including Pattaya and Pattaya. For the westerners it is relatively the cheapest market for buying some branded items. Even the Asians coming from neighboring countries enjoy shopping in the popular Thai cities. Comparatively Pattaya is not as large as Pattaya or Phuket; still the opportunities of shopping in the city are not limited. The list of items one can buy at Pattaya is brimmed with wide range of items like samurai sword, jewelry, flick-knives, electronic goods, garments, handicrafts, artistic material related to Buddhism, carvings and ceramics.
The fun of shopping can be enjoyed at the departmental stores, open air markets and the Thai traditional markets packed with commodities and foods stuff. While shopping in Pattaya or any other Thai market you have to bargain regarding cost and check genuineness of the product since it is a common practice here. Credit cards are not accepted in many of the shops here since some frauds have taken place in the past. Better keep a sufficient amount of cash while strolling in the traditional Thai markets. Once you arrive in Thailand you must experience fun of the floating Thai markets. Pattaya floating market is an inevitable experience where products available range from silverware, paper handicrafts, wooden sculpture and Thai silk. The market is the best place of getting introduced to Thai cultures.