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Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Phone Number: 0426319397
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12:00 pm - 5:00 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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Fascintating part of town

The road is winding and getting on to Latham Island which is part of Old Town shows a prettier part of Old Town. The variety of home styles is interesting. Some of the houses are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Juliette144309
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The road is winding and getting on to Latham Island which is part of Old Town shows a prettier part of Old Town. The variety of home styles is interesting. Some of the houses are perched up on high rocks. If you go far enough along the road on Latham Island you reach D'elo which is a first nation neighbourhood.... More 

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Thank Juliette144309
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, lots to see, shops very interesting even if not buying, the outdoor store is worth a visit and the terrain is suitable for all to walk.

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vancouver, canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

The views of the lake are great from around Old Town and it has charming character with whimsical houses. Everything is an easy 20 minute walk away.

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Thank moniera
Manila Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Bayside B&B in Old town. And it was a good choice. The town have some great views.. of the Great Slave lake and even of Downtown from the Pilot's monument. There are restaurants with great foods, and some art galleries in this place

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Old Town is an eclectic mix of businesses in old buildings as well as modern residences. Be careful walking as streets, etc. are uneven. We went to specific stores, etc. rather than just wander.

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Thank Pataec
Lower Sackville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This is an area of the historic Yellowknife that you will want to explore on foot. Easy to walk around. Can drive, but mostly one-way roads, with limited parking. We kept going back to enjoy the food and shopping and scenery and interesting architecture.

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saskatoon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We loved the view. So many different ships and boats. Various little shops. We went to the rock view and the view was amazing. We could see old town quite well from there

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

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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Thank dreperron
Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

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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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

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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