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Kensington, Calgary

3.7
#2 of 8 in Neighborhoods in Calgary
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. Kensington is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Calgary Edition.
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  • This past summer I realized I had missed the boat. I grew up nearby Kensington and never realized how many cool fringe events take place at venues throughout the neighbourhood such as the movie-&-drin...  more »
  • Quaint shops, nice streets to walk around. Also a short walk from downtown, worth the trip if you're up for a stroll.  more »
  • This is an old neibouhoor close to the heart of Calgary. There are many unique shops and coffee shops and restaurants in the area. My favourite toy store is livingston and clave. There are also unique...  more »
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