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Kensington, Calgary

3.6
#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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  • There are so many eateries on this street , summer is the best season to have a stroll by the Bow river and then come and have ur fill in any of the resturants ! there are all kinds of resturants / pu...  more »
  • Kensington is one of the most interesting places to spend a number of hours. There are sooo many unique shops to stroll through, whether looking to buy or just like to see neat stuff. The are so many ...  more »
  • I found this place by accident and I loved it. Not too far from downtown it’s a perfect neighborhood to walk around. Plenty of small shops, coffees and restaurants. It is very different from downtown,...  more »

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