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Smith Street Darwin and Smith Street Mall in Darwin city in Northern Territory Australia

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Smith Street Darwin and Smith Street Mall in Darwin city in Northern Territory Australia
• Darwin is the capital city of Northern Territory Australia.
• Darwin sits on a peninsular in Darwin Harbour and sprawls back some 45 klms.
• English is spoken with a touch of outback slang.
• Darwin has an estimated population 140,000 people, 0.60% of Australia population

Smith Street Mall Darwin is know by different names 'The Mall', 'Knuckey Street Mall', 'Darwin Mall', 'Town Mall' are some of them.

At the other end of the Mall still classed Smith Street in intersect's with bennett Street and continues on another 700m app. and terminates at The Esplanade.

 

 

Walkway thru Smith Street Mall

It has 2 main entrances with main entrance fronting Knuckey Street and the other from Bennet Street Darwin and the opposite end of the mall.

From the Stuart Memorial and the post office Smith Street Mall, a pedestrian zone, runs south.

Walkway thru Smith Street Mall

It has 2 main entrances with main entrance fronting Knuckey Street and the other from Bennet Street Darwin and the opposite end of the mall.

From the Stuart Memorial and the post office Smith Street Mall, a pedestrian zone, runs south.

Walkway thru Smith Street Mall

Opposite the Smith Street Mall Darwin - Galleria Shops in the Smith Street Mall is our social and shopping hub in the Darwin Central business District.

The only shopping centre larger is at casuarina.

So if you in Darwin just for the Day then The Smith Street Mall is the place to go.

Smith Street Mall - Galleria Shops

Shop hours vary but usually
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm,
Sat 9am-12pm.

Smith Street Mall - Galleria Shops
Sunday some cafes, various clothes stores, art galleries and souvenir shops are open.

Smith Street Mall - Galleria Shops

The other main entrance to the Smith Street Mall is from Bennet Street and the opposite end of the mall. It's also handy to know the 4 sides entrances thru the different arcades such as the Star Village Arcade. On the east side of the Mall, facing the Victoria Hotel (1894), is Star Village, Darwin's first cinema.

The Galleria in Smith Street Mall is the largest side arcade in the Smith Street Mall. It's not really an arcade though you can walk thru to the back of the Galleria and thethe exit leads to the Sushi Bar next to the Crowne Hotel on Mitchell Street.

Further along going to Knuckey Street around 30 meters in the Top End Touirsm Shop known as the vistors information centre. This shop is a must for all our clients before venturing out from Darwin.

Public Toilets are in The Galleria in Smith Street Mall at the back of the Galleria on the right. there are also some on the left of Raintreet park at the beginning of the Smith street Mall next to the new Sushi Cafe.

 

Smith Street Darwin Top End

What's on at the Vic hotel in Darwin.

The Vic Hotel a darwin tourist icon and favourite place for sailors and locals after a hard days work.

Entertainment

On the opposite side is The Victoria Hotel, familiarly known as the 'Vic', was badly damaged by cyclones in 1897, 1937 and 1974 but on each occasion was restored to its colonial splendor.

The Vic Hotel a darwin tourist icon and favourite place for sailors and locals after a hard days work.

Situated at 19 The Mall, Darwin.

Actually this is at the end of the Mall near Bennett Street entrance opposite the Westpac Bank. Was home to Paspaley Pearls but now demolished and under construction.

 

 

Now demolished and under construction

Some of the souvenirs shops to brouse around.

  • OUR FAVOURITE SHOP IS - NT Souvenirs

    NT Souvenirs is in the Mall at the Knuckey Street entrance. The owner has been a great friend for 20 years and this is a great little shop to brouse around in.

    There around another 5-6 souvenir shops in the Mall and along Knuckey Street that will have that piece of Darwin memorablia you wish to take home.
Darwin souvenirs and gift shops

Where to buy a Didgeridoo and Aboriginal Art in Darwin (Authors choice on value, service and quality)

  • Prestigious Shopping - Around the corner 20 mters down Mitchell Street upstairs is another Aboriginal Art shop
  • Prestigious Shopping - Aboriginal Art is also at the Holiday Inn (Formerly known as the Darwin Heritage Hotel). As you go in look at the art in the window display on the left of the door. Perfect as presents and at around AUD $245 a good present.
  • Prestigious Shopping -Karen Brown's art gallery near NT House
  • Prestigious Shopping -The art gallery next to the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Mitchell Street.
  • At the beginning of the Mall at the Knuckey Street entrance. There is a Cultural Art shop with friendly staff and reasonable prices.
  • Finally as the picture on the right describes - the final place has to be Mindel Beach Market.

Darwin selling Didgeridoo

Places of Interest along Smith Street.

Smith Street is app 4.5km long and runs from the Espalande to the roundabout above the Skycity resort and Casino.

The most well known area of Mitchell Street is the Mitchell Street Mall and the shopping area on the other side of Knuckey Street which crosses Smith Street. In the picture on the right you will see Salvators a local haunt for the business folks for their coffee fix before work.

Smith Street near Central Hotel and McDonalds in Darwin

Places of Interest along Smith Street.

The roundabout at the crest pictured right is the start of Smith Street. This roundabout has Cullen Bay Darwin Marina Boulevard leading down the hill on Kahlin Avenue which runs into Cullen Bay Darwin Marina Boulevard nearly opposite the the direction of Smith Street. Now also nearly oppiste Smith Street at this same roundabout is Gilruth Avenue

or if your coming from Smith Street it's on the same road. Looking at the round about from Smith Street the SkyCity Resort is directly down the hill 500 meters in front of you and next to that is Mindel Beach.

A view down Smith Street in Darwin at the roundabout to Skycity Casino and Fannie Bay and Parap.

Places of Interest along Smith Street.

Smith Street crosses over with Daly Street and along the way you pass new High Rise apartment buidlings.

The most regonised by old timers is the Marrakai still a splendid looking landmark.

A view down Smith Street in Darwin

Places of Interest along Smith Street.

The section of the street between Bennett Street and The Esplanade.

Places of Interest along Smith Street.

Civic Square is a peaceful parkland located between Bennet Street and The Esplanade.

Smith Street other end of Mall

Places of Interest along Smith Street.

This church is located between Bennett Street and The Esplanade. Just after Civic Square.

(More info on this soon)

Darwin Church

Places of Interest along Smith Street.

This landmark 'The Ruins' is opposite Brown's Mart.

 

Darwin Ruins

Brown's Mart Community Arts, Cinemas, Theatres in Darwin, Northern Territory Australia: Is situated on Lot 6569(A) Town of Darwin, Wharf end of Smith Street, opposite the Town Hall Ruins.

A simple rectangular stone (local porcellanite) building with corrugated galvanised iron hipped gabled roof. Note that the building was damaged in the cyclones of 1897 and 1974 and reconstructed/modified to acccommodate the new theatre after the latter.

The offical site for browns Mart is Browns Mart Darwin/

Browns mart

Salvators

Can't miss it it is opposite Smith Street Mall on Knuckey Street. Cafe but a good place for a bit and coffee/tea and watch the world pass you by. The service is quiet good when we have been there - very professional and rather quick for the volume of traffic they had through.

Moorish Cafe
Located at 37 Knuckey Street about 50 metres past the Smith Street Mall entrance
Tel: 8981 0010 .

Serving Tapas, Nth African and Spanish inspired cuisine, tropical cocktail concoctions, quality wines and great coffee.

Actually a lot of our friend like this.

Mitchell Street located one street back from the The Esplanade and one street over from the Smith Street Mall in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Mitchell Street is currently regarded by the locals as our entertaiment district.

Did you know around the late 1980's the entertaiment district was also covering Cavenagh Street and the Top End of Mitchel Street.

Nowdays it is centred around a 500m stretch of Mitchell Street in the CBD. Mitchell Street is regarded as the nightlife centre of Darwin with it's cinema's, sidwalk cafes, open air sidwalk bar's, upmarket restaurant's, 5 Star hotels and quaint Irish, English oh yes and Aussie pubs.

We are proud to say Mitchell Street is one our 'clean, proper and peaceful' entertaining areas of Darwin for the friends, groups, family or singles. Especially our own Darwin Entertainment Centre.

This photo's sums up Mitchell Street's flavour for trend, style and old Darwin charm - The euorpean vista bike outside of the sidewalk cafe nestled in an old style Darwin building.

The Hanuman Restaurant has Indian Thai and Nonya cuisine.
Situated: Holiday Inn Esplanade
93 Mitchell Street, Darwin Northern Territory
Telephone: (08) 8941 3500

Char Restaurant at Admiralty House in Darwin
Located Corner The Esplanade & Knuckey Street, Darwin City.
Actually it's not in Mitchell Street it's around the corner about 150 metres in Knuckey Street between Mitchell Street and The Esplanade in Darwin.


Tel: +61-8-8981 4544

Darwin’s newest fine dining experience located in one of Darwin’s most historical buildings being the Old Admiralty House on the Esplanade (also the old Darwin Club).

Ducks Nut's in Darwin


Located at Mitchell Street, Darwin next to the cinema.

Situated opposite to Discovery Nightclub.

The Fox Ale House restaurant in Darwin


Located at 85 Mitchell Street, Darwin.
Tel: 8942 1844

Outside wide screen TV at The Fox pub - side walk bar- what more could one want

A great place to visit for a wholesome pub-style meal in the heart of Mitchell Street,.

The menu has traditional British favourites, such as pies and hearty casseroles.

   

 

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