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Old Strathcona

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Address: 82nd Ave NW | & 104th St NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 780-437-4182
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Historic neighborhood containing buildings dating back to 1891.

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There are some interesting and unique shops here so it's fun to browse even if you don't buy anything. A number of restaurants are located here too -- pretty much something for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Susan7
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Saint John, Canada
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Saint John, Canada
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155 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are some interesting and unique shops here so it's fun to browse even if you don't buy anything. A number of restaurants are located here too -- pretty much something for everyone's tastes and budget

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are lots of great shops on Whyte Avenue, but there are also lots of homeless begging, and there certainly are too many bars

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Thank Lois H
Grande Prairie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two days at the Varscona and thus wandered up and down Whyte Ave at length. That was enough, it's nice enough. Lots of shopping, empty businesses, outdoor seating on very uncomfortable chairs, with the exception of Boston Pizza. Been there done that now.

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Thank Riverviewpines
montreal, quebec
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

omg if you r nostalgic and love collectibles this is the place to spend a few hours just go u will love it

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Thank lolita24
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a walkable section of a very old part of the city, across the river from the head office and arts district. The architecture as much as possible has been reserved, it is home to the famous Fringe Festival and the shops, pubs and restaurants have everything for all ages to enjoy

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South West England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Old Strathcona twice - once when we took Streetcar over High Level Bridge & enjoyed a stroll around this lovely old area of Edmonton, enjoyed a great Lunch at "The Next Act" and second time when we took the bus to the fantastic Saturday Market there. Brilliant Market - everything from the freshest Foods, Cakes, Garden Produce, to Souvenirs... More 

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Thank VETTRIANISTA
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Again unless we missed something, was not impressed with this area at all. We visited on a Thursday with no markets or anything of any interest.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this section of Edmonton. Home to the local farmers market and many places to eat. There's a park not far from Whyte Avenue that's a great place to sit and drink your coffee.

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Thank davidson168
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the great neighbourhoods in Canada. Whether you are there for a bite to eat, a drink, or shopping, you will enjoy yourself. The people watching is free.

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Thank Peter D
Edmonton, Canada
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old Strathcona is, in my opinion, is the best part of Edmonton. It is fun to walk down Whyte Avenue and see the local culture, go to all the shops, and see the street performers. I highly recommend walking around the Old Strathcona area on the weekend in the hot summer months. Also, it is super fun at night! Plus,... More 

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