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Old Town, Yellowknife

(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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  • Have good tourist attractions. Down to Earth Gallery and Gallery of the Midnight Sun give information of the old town from the early days to present. Art and crafts Yellowknife available at the galler...  more »
  • 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 ro...  more »
  • 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.