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Old Town

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Drove through

Visited old town on a short tour by a local. It was too cold to walk around but is obviously a cute... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Calgary, Canada
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A must see

You haven't really been to Yellowknife unless you visit Old Town. Borders the city and is a small... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Teresa H
Texada Island, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited old town on a short tour by a local. It was too cold to walk around but is obviously a cute area to explore. Would spend some time here in warmer weather as there were several spots and shops that looked interesting to check...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JLandMike
Reviewed 3 days ago

Average. Not much overall to see, but the only real thing too look at in Yellowknife. Lots of touristic food places...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank larson50
Reviewed 4 days ago

You haven't really been to Yellowknife unless you visit Old Town. Borders the city and is a small peninsula that is easily walk-able and includes the monument for great views, lake side with float planes, views of the harbour and colourful float homes, buildings that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice small town just beside the city, great place to get a view of the lake and the homes/architecture is nice to look at. Also home to a few small but great local restaurants/cafes

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jason C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I really enjoyed walking around Old Town. I loved the random local artwork that just seem to appear in unexpected places...it actually made me slow down and take things in more. There are quirky little shops and galleries, restaurants that look like they might tumble...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank taximom5
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Old town is just the best place to sample the everyday of Yellowknife. The harbour and the shops and buildings around make it so rustic with beauty. Like going back in time but in a modern age.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stuartnewton73
Reviewed October 21, 2018

There's really nothing there. A couple of restaurants, but no shops really. A "general" store kind of place. And a fur store. That's it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brixbolton
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Old town is ok. Sort of another funky neighborhood. But compared with the other things to see in Yellowknife, it drops to the bottom of my list. Go to the museum and take the legislature tour at 10:30 a.m. Go out on the lake on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Angeles
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Took a walk around old town while visiting Yellowknife. Lots of informative signs throughout and neat buildings/architecture. I stopped at Ragged @ss Road (can’t use profanity in trip advisor reviews) , the wildcat cafe and tried some fishing along the government docks with no luck...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Calg-guy
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Really love walking this area, numerous interesting craft and art galleries and my favourite brew pub “Woodyard”. You can’t visit Yellowknife without going to this area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MJS_Edmonton
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