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Old Town

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
0426319397
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Not in fall or winter

I visit pilot's monument there on November, no cafe or shop open yet, all you can do is to climb up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joeckleung
,
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Great insight into the history of Yellowknife

Old town is a mix of old and new, some of the history of the city is evident with historical places... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dale F
,
Maple Ridge, Canada
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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit pilot's monument there on November, no cafe or shop open yet, all you can do is to climb up stairs for some photo in freezing temperature and wind. The scenery around is just average.

Thank Joeckleung
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old town is a mix of old and new, some of the history of the city is evident with historical places like the old Wardair dock, Weaver and Devore, the Wildcat cafe and Bullocks.

Thank Dale F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yellowknife is small so it's an easy walk from downtown or you could drive and park. There are some small galleries and gift shops, infamous restaurants and hidden laneways with historical significance and cultural artwork all over the place. It's definitely worth taking some time...More

Thank taiwantraveller
Reviewed 13 October 2017

It is within walking distance from downtown But it is spread out so I would recommend renting a car to see it properly. There are great views from Pilots Monument, Good fun eclectic restaurants and shops that are full of culture, it may not be...More

Thank Z441VQnicolem
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Lots to see through the Old Town, all the way to the Rock with good restaurants. Particularly Bullock's Bistro is worth the wait for 1 hour and you get a bonus to see the extraordinary sunset. Go up bush pilot monument on the Rock at...More

Thank TCspeech
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The Old Town was awesome, I enjoyed it so much that I came back and explored it further a few times. From excellent and fun restaurants, a micro brewery, local arts and crafts stores, parks, memorials, to eclectic buildings and people this place has it...More

Thank BRDman7
Reviewed 22 September 2017

A good area to explore and with lots of old charm since the 1930s. A real mixture of emotions, old and new, full of interesting views for the cameraman.

Thank MARTIN12014
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Old Town is a must go area, from the bush pilot monument for a great view, to the best restaurants, neat stores and interesting residential properties. We'll worth the walk from downtown

Thank kmom9663
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Yellowknife is young and still packed with great history. I loved walking and looking at each structure and noticing how each owner had personalized it and modified it to their needs. There are downloadable guides on the Yellowknife website including stories, pictures and maps. Do...More

Thank theoldgunner
Reviewed 18 September 2017

It is within walking distance from downtown and there are eateries and shops that display the local characteristics, it may not be spectacular but definitely worth visiting for at least half a day!

Thank Reviewer W
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Bullocks' Bistro
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.13 km away
The Woodyard Brewhouse & Eatery
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.52 km away
Dancing Moose Cafe
257 reviews
.16 km away
Traders Grill
247 reviews
1.55 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bush Pilot's Monument
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.01 km away
Down to Earth Gallery
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.47 km away
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