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Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Easy stroll

If you don't want to walk there is a bus that goes to Old Town. Enjoyed looking at all the old buildings which give you a history of the area. Pilots monument gives you a good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

If you don't want to walk there is a bus that goes to Old Town. Enjoyed looking at all the old buildings which give you a history of the area. Pilots monument gives you a good view of the city. Also wandered over to Lantham Island to look at the houses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Im glad to be here on summer time. The view at bush monument is stunning. An afternoon at the dock is perfect. You can almost have evrything at Old town, from B&B, to restaurant, to museum.

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Masset, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

August 2007, loved old town, funky little restaurants, spunky signs, quaint little houses, and all very walkable.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Highly recommend walking through old town on an afternoon in the summer, or driving through slowly in the winter. Visit the galleries, the dancing moose for lunch, or Bullocks/Wildcat for lunch/supper for SURE! Lovely waterfront area with a busy houseboat bay, and serene quiet back bay area.

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great place to go for a walk and experience the old Yellowknife. A few unique stores to visit and browse the local made items. A couple of very unique restaurants, like the Wildcat Café and Bullocks Bistro. The Pilots Monument is also located in this area. If you come to Yellowknife you must visit this area. Stop by the Old... More 

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Brockville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A must see when visiting Yellowknife. A few really nice shops, excellent scenery and includes the Wild Cat Cafe. You can't say you've been to Yellowknife unless the Wild Cat was on your itinerary

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Mississauga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A must visit type of area with a lot of history and some very unique restaurants and shops. Take your time and walk the streets

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This place is getting a bit more touristy but there are lovely houses and quaint little areas in this historic part of Yellowknife. Definitely worth a walk around on a nice day.

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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Old town gives you a sense of how Yellowknife started. All the buildings are cozy and on the shore of Slave Lake. .

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A quick 20 minute walk down hill from downtown, this is an interesting area filled with history, nostalgia, architectural wonders and trendy must eat places! The gift shop gallery has a great selection of reasonably priced local art, pottery, carvings and other traditional souvenir items; Just Furs has a great selection to keep you warm; Make sure you drop into... More 

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Additional Information about Old Town

Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories  >  Yellowknife
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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