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Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Phone Number: 0426319397
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10:00 am - 6:00 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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fun biking thru old town

so many things to do. coffee shops, glass shops and galleries with fur shops along the way. also, the views of the lake are breathtaking

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
dreperron
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

so many things to do. coffee shops, glass shops and galleries with fur shops along the way. also, the views of the lake are breathtaking

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Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Worth the time spent strolling through. I went twice, as the first time I went was on sunday, and not too much was open. It was much better the second time, and I had an app on my phone that talked about the historic sites there.

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Thank JohnPMacintosh
Courtenay, Canada
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

trundled down from (new) town, the pub we were hoping to have lunch at was closed (?) but the shops and scenery were great. Especially the lookout and the hardware store.

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Thank Siralec57
Peace River, Canada
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to unwind and get a feel of what it was like to be in the far North years ago. Be sure to eat at the "Wildcat". Also check out the Float planes at the water front. Pretty spot.

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Thank itchyfeet625
Windsor, Canada
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Old town has a charm about it. Lots of history and very quaint. Many delightful restaurants to fill your tummy. There is a wonderful brew pub with very delicious beer and very friendly staff

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Thank Jlt1320
Toronto, Canada
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190 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Walking through old town you can really get a feel for what life must have been like 100 years ago in the north. You can get an appreciation for what it must have been like to live in a small wooden structure year round right next to life today. Look for the Ragged A** road. There are a number of... More 

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Thank Gary W
St. Catharines, Canada
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I really enjoyed walking through Old Town each time I have gone. The large shops are great (be sure you are buying local if you want a true souvenir). However I really enjoyed the small shops (some out of homes) and found many handmade local treasures. View from the top of the rock is quite spectacular!

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Thank Lori G
Edmonton, Canada
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

There are docks, colourful buildings, historical sites, and parks all over Old Town. The most memorable site was the residential buildings all coloured up.

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Thank Julie M
Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

So many eclectic places to see, eat or do things at. A little something for all. Some really interesting history for the area.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Old Town is good for walking and chilling, but it looks pretty run down. It definitely needs a coat of paint or two, and it would be nice if someone can run a lawn mower and perhaps plant some flowers --- just to make it look a little prettier.

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