Pantip Plaza is one of the most popular Bangkok electronics malls. It's often considered the mother of all IT shops in Thailand and has gained legendary status as the place to find new and used computers and accessories at rock-bottom prices. Occupying a grand building on Petchaburi Road, Pantip Plaza has also gained notoriety because of the widespread practice of selling counterfeit software, DVDs… and more sordid material.
If it’s your first visit to Pantip Plaza there are some things you should know to aid your experience, as well as a few things to be aware of. Here, we compile the 'good', the 'bad' and the 'ugly' of this (in)famous Bangkok electronics shopping mall.