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Old Town, Yellowknife

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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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  • I spent $100 at Gallery of the Midnight Sun and they sold me a terrible shirt for $30 that had crooked print and was too small!! I went back to return it and the lady was just closing the door and tol...  more »
  • I drove through Old Town several times looking at the architecture, roads and area but found it very difficult to find a place to park to enjoy, take photos or explore. Although the weather was very n...  more »
  • We enjoyed our time in Old Town. We were here for a weekend with a friend who moved to Yellowknife. We visited the little shops, took pictures from the Pilot's Monument (which I might add is a must) a...  more »