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Old Town

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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Yellowknife, you must spend time here. First, it is all within walking distance, second, you can see the real Yellowknife and the natural surroundings.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Failo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved Yellowknife. It was cold the whole 3 days we were there but that's ok. We drove around Old Town a few times stopping in at some restaurants and shops. We will be back in warmer weather sometime soon.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 427anitas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What is known as 'Old Town' is the part of Yellowknife down by the Lake. It includes a lot of local flavour along with many of the popular eating restaurants such as the Brewery and Bullock's Bistro. There are also some lovely local galleries in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ClaireCalgary
Reviewed January 15, 2019

A photographer's heaven- everything there worth a picture- streets, houses, shops, lake views.. Very interesting experience, highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nasuella
Reviewed January 9, 2019

We were there in the winter so some of the shops and restaurants were closed but the ones we did see were very good, such as Bullocks Bistro, the Brewery, Gallery of the Midnight Sun. We were disappointed more wasn't open Saturday.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EdwardN935
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Surrounded by water, it's much nicer than downtown Yellowknife. Dancing Moose cafe is excellent. The old Weaver and Devore Trading store is good for grocery supplies and snow clothing.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

Old Town of its own representing the previous locals livelihoods. Local housing had their own character. Streets are narrow and houses are packed and very close to each other.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amy L
Reviewed December 10, 2018 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 December 9, 2018

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 Glen L
Reviewed December 8, 2018

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
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