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Kensington, Calgary
(3.4/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Nestled in the heart of metropolitan Calgary, Kensington represents a highly pedestrianized and bicycle-friendly urban village chock-full of shops and eateries. The car-free roads here add a sense of security and serenity to activity, whether you want to mill around the various shops, stop off for a coffee break, or make use of the spacious cycling paths and numerous bike stands. Over 250 boutiques, stores, and restaurants--the majority of them local businesses--invite a closer look. Use our Calgary trip itinerary maker to visit Kensington on your trip to Calgary, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Kensington refers to the Southeastern corner of Hillhurst, a neighbourhood directly northeast of downtown. It is a walking lifestyle community, with plenty of residential and commercial real estate. T...  more »
  • Beautiful unusual place, I recommend to all lovers of the Julian epoch. You can visit for free. There is a bus stop nearby.
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  • Boutiques and restaurants, many boutiques and restaurants. Plus of course, the Plaza Theatre, Calgary's Grande Dame of the repertory cinema houses. There are many important shops for the local residen...  more »