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Old Town

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Eclectic, quirky and lovely

Old town is for your inner gypsy, artist, pirate, explorer. Everytime I head down that way, I meet... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kellie E
Gallery of the midnight sun

I spent $100 at Gallery of the Midnight Sun and they sold me a terrible shirt for $30 that had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Old town is for your inner gypsy, artist, pirate, explorer. Everytime I head down that way, I meet someone interesting, or discover something new. The architecture is both big city and ramshackle depending on your preferences. There are so many twists and turns to discover...More

Thank Kellie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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 told me "no I...More

Thank JR H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

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 nice, I had to drive from my hotel to...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 21 May 2017

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) and loved the vibes. We walked out...More

Thank Rachael F
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Old Town is not very large, but it is still 'authentic'. To get a feel for what life was like before modern access to amenities, it is definitely worth a stroll around the neighbourhood.

Thank Peace_Parrot
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We didn't do much research before visiting Old Town, (and somehow we forgot to ask about it at the visitor center) but luckily we managed to hit quite a few spots just by wandering/driving around. For those who want to be better prepared, the visitor...More

1  Thank jeni_hk
Reviewed 1 April 2017

A must do area to walk around and experience the way most people in Yellowknife live and the conditions they must endure in their harsh winter. Easy walking distance from town or just catch a local bus and few short stops to get there.

Thank rwe003
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This was a neat experience even at minus 30. There are all sorts of people walking around that are properly dressed. It is a little spread out but not hard to navigate. I really enjoyed the one way road at the far end of Old...More

Thank awayIgo2travel
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We went to two of the Art Galleries that were really nice--Old Town and Gallery of the Midnight Sun. They are next to each other. Nice art work and nice elegant souvenirs were there. We walked a little farther on down the road and went...More

Thank PenLy
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were there later in the day so not much was open. We were surprised how spread out it was... in cold weather we weren't up for a long walk, but even a short walk gave us a taste of the funky vibe here.

Thank DLMS_3
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