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Kensington, Calgary

3.5
#2 of 6 in Neighborhoods in Calgary
Neighborhood Tourist Spot
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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  • My husband and I really enjoyed spending a few hours in this trendy, but totally comfortable neighborhood. Parking was a little challenging and we had to drive around quite a bit before we found an op...  more »
  • A wonderful place to visit just across the river from downtown. Can spend an afternoon walking around.  more »
  • Just a short walk - or C-train Red Line ride - from the main shopping areas, Kensington offers a wide range of places to browse, eat and shop in a human-scale setting. Get there via the Bow River path...  more »

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