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Old Town

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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Reviewed September 21, 2019

From the airport New Town merges seamlessly into Old Town along Franklin Ave, and most of the major attractions in the city are within a short drive or walk away. Take in City Hall, the Heritage Centre, The Legislative Assembly, grab a cuppa at Birchwood...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 21, 2019 via mobile

Old Town is a visual representation of times past with a flair for the modern. A great mix of both. With some histoic eateries, new breweries, traditional northern Outfitters, float bases, tours, and Pilot's Point, it has everything you need to explore YK.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

The Old Town area contains a few old buildings but much of it has been been redeveloped. There's a view across to the moored houseboats and a pleasant walk through suburban streets. You can also see float plane action on both sides. The far end...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 20, 2019

Sure there are a some nice restaurants, a brewery and Aviators Hill but other than that, not much to see of "old" stuff.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

At one time in the past no one who lived in Yellowknife bothered to go to Old Town - not much there. Now, Old Town is a must see for a visitor to YK. Some of its roots can still be seen, with old shacks...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

My wife and I spent 2 days at the log cabin abode in Yellowknife just before Christmas. old town cabins are located conveniently in Yellowknife between the downtown and boat dock areas. While it was -30 outside, it was toasty warm inside our cabin which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

I've stayed in downtown Yellowknife before but by doing that, I missed out on being in Old Town with Great Slave right at your back door. Won't make that mistake again ... :)

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tedkonnie
Reviewed August 6, 2019

We enjoyed looking around at the old buildings, checking out the docks, and eating at some of the restaurants. You can probably walk here from any hotel in Yellowknife. It was very beautiful and a relaxing walk. I would love to check it out again!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank keeganslijker
Reviewed July 31, 2019

immerse yourself in the YK experience, take a walk through Old town and have the feeling for it. Take a stroll along the road and visit some of the local shop and famous restaurants.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JPG967
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

The original town. Historic building and cool architecture. Really cool stores and a great restaurant called Dancing Moose Cafe.

Date of experience: July 2019
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