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Old Town

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Neat area

Took a walk around old town while visiting Yellowknife. Lots of informative signs throughout and... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Calgary, Canada
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Wondering collection of Craft Galleries

Really love walking this area, numerous interesting craft and art galleries and my favourite brew... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Michael S
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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

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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.

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

I go down to old town quite often it offers a good selection on art and food as well as nostalgia. Great gift shops, galleries, restaurants, and other interesting sites. You might even be able to buy some fresh fish at the dock from Buckley’s....More

1  Thank Ross D
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

I walked from the downtown to Old Town and spend a good 4.5 hours just taking it all in. Beautiful surroundings, lots of awesome shops, and plaques all around describing Yellowknife 's early history.

2  Thank Erin R
Reviewed July 10, 2018

A walk or drive around Old Town is great for history and shopping. There are some classic restaurants to visit. We had some confusion and the opening hours of some shops, but found lots of great places to stop, shop and/or learn.

1  Thank Bonnie D
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Check out Bullocks Bistro for some amazing fish and all of the fishermen and sea planes are in this little historic area.

2  Thank tom s
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Old town has both modern housing as well as more traditional native housing. The views on to the Lake are wonderful and this part of Yellowknife has great character.

1  Thank mstobart
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Spent most of our day we had for in town hanging out here, we did have dinner and head towards the airport only to return to old town for another couple hours watching the boats and float planes

2  Thank supraracer
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Dynamic, friendly, excitingly different, with a touch of the untamed wild never far away, Yelllowknife Old Town has something to offer everyone.Go in spring when the March festivals of the Snowking and Long John Jambooree bring Yellowknife Bay to vibrant, sometimes raucous life. Sample the...More

1  Thank Rose T
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