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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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  • This older, trendy neighborhood is a real gem...a variety of great shops and restaurants, coffee shops and specialty shops - a great destination for strolling. We love the breakfasts at The Daily and ...  more »
  • Hi, back in1984 was married in this church. I would recommend it for its quaintness and accessibility. The Kensington area has somewhat limited parking, but can be worked out. The church was lovely an...  more »
  • The stores are very different there very Interesting and fun, Lots of different foods to try and pubs  more »