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Old Town, Yellowknife

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Go back in time at Old Town, featuring 1930s buildings that include private homes and miners' shacks. See the monument dedicated to the bush pilots of the area, and don't miss the gift shop where you can find some traditional souvenirs like pottery, carved items, and other examples of local artistry. After your tour, take a break at one of the cafes or restaurants, ideal for trying local beers and sampling some regional cuisine. Put Old Town into our Yellowknife vacation builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Yellowknife.
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  • 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. 
  • 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 grea...  read more »
  • 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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