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.
Parap Market reviews
Very small market, maybe 15-20 stalls total, mostly food and a few with handicrafts or clothes. No where for the kids, poorly laid out and no parking. I’d recommend the homemaker village market with..... more »
Got a cab to the markets excited to see lots of wonderful things. We were all very disappointed. Hardly any crafty type stalls - if you are after tasty south East Asian food then this has a lot to... more »
Great Market with lots of South East Asian food. Would recommend the Laksa from Mary's. $10 for a very tasty meal. Bring your own bowl for a bigger portion. The fresh juices were refreshing on a really hot day.
Love these markets! It is a little crowded for any parentsthatare bringing a pram, but there is a great range of fresh fruit and veg, smoothies, arts and crafts and local businesses. If you would like to eat some of the delicious hot food, don't forget to bring along your own container . Next time we go we will definitely be packing sunscreen and a water bottle as it is flipping hot
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