Parap Market, Darwin

Explore a mixture of Asian cuisine and local merchandise at Parap Market, a favorite weekend meeting place for locals and visitors alike. Browse hundreds of stalls and small shops selling fresh produce, arts and crafts, clothes, jewelry, and flowers. Taste sweet, savory, hot, and cold delicacies offered by dozens of large and small food stalls, selling treats from every corner of Asia. Indulge yourself with a big plate of crepes, a weekend staple for families living in the area. This market can be a bit cramped and untidy, but it does provide visitors with a rare chance to experience an interesting combination of culture and cuisine that is hard to find anywhere else in the world. Arrange your visit to Parap Market and discover more family-friendly attractions in Darwin using our Darwin trip itinerary maker app .
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  • If you have your own transportation and a couple of hours to fill this is a good use of your time. We met some family here and nibbled our way through crepes, fresh smoothies and coffees. Sadly I ran ...  more »
  • This is definitely a place you should consider visiting. Opens up early and shuts by 2 pm, so make sure you reach in time. The setup is similar to a flea market with stalls from mostly Asian people. T...  more »
  • When ever we are in Darwin we always take a visit to the Parap Markets, the food stalls are great with such variety, and craft stall if you are into that. They have just about everything you need and ...  more »
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  • Best place for a Saturday morning in Darwin. Embrace in the cultural stores and delicious food that they have on offer. If you're taking babies, probably best to have them in a carrier as the walking space can be quite limited for a pram. There is seating with tables that get cleaned often.
  • A great place to pick up some delicious lunch. From fresh fruit and vegetables to crepes with a big selection of Asian delicacies in between. Plenty of arts and crafts in a convivial atmosphere make it easy to have a great day out
  • Popular, large market, featuring cooked food - mostly Asian-style (shaded tables & chairs available; or take-away); fresh fruit & veg; handicrafts. Parking is often tight. Well worth your time & trouble if you're hungry. Recommend - Laksa; satays; fruit smoothie; wide diversity of desserts; fresh-brewed coffee.
  • Great atmosphere and great food. The Parap Village Market is a great place to get a good Laksa. These markets are relatively small but pack a lot in. The markets are mainly food and produce but also have a selection of clothing and accessory stalls along with a massage booth and a variety of other stalls. Parap has one of the few markets that continue throughout the wet season.
  • Great variety of delicious multicultural food Wonder ful local craft good coffee. Good place to meet up with friends.

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