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Kensington

1131 Kensington Rd NW Th 10, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P4, Canada
+1 403-283-4810
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Nice place to walk around

Quaint shops, nice streets to walk around. Also a short walk from downtown, worth the trip if... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
worldwanderer357
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Edmonton, Canada
winter and summer a great place to hang out

This is an old neibouhoor close to the heart of Calgary. There are many unique shops and coffee... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
starkman2017
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Calgary, Canada
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Active nightlife, dining and holistic shopping area.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“unique shops” (8 reviews)
“wine market” (4 reviews)
“higher ground” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
1131 Kensington Rd NW Th 10, Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P4, Canada
Northwest Calgary
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+1 403-283-4810
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"unique shops"
in 8 reviews
"wine market"
in 4 reviews
"higher ground"
in 4 reviews
"riley park"
in 6 reviews
"toy store"
in 3 reviews
"restaurants and pubs"
in 3 reviews
"trendy area"
in 2 reviews
"book store"
in 2 reviews
"bow river"
in 13 reviews
"clothing stores"
in 2 reviews
"united church"
in 3 reviews
"memorial drive"
in 5 reviews
"ave sw"
in 2 reviews
"peace bridge"
in 6 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 3 reviews
"walking tour"
in 2 reviews
"downtown calgary"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Quaint shops, nice streets to walk around. Also a short walk from downtown, worth the trip if you're up for a stroll.

Thank worldwanderer357
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 gift shops a teatre that sort of looks art...More

Thank starkman2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to walk around. There are lots of good shops and restaurants. The problem is the parking. You will just have to be patient, or park a few blocks away, and walk to the area.

Thank Professional-Pilgrim
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

I once lived in Kensington and enjoyed it very much. Everything is walkable and affordable. So many unique stores and your everyday stores such as Safeway. No need for a car. Just a short walk across the bridge you can be in downtown Calgary. Kensington...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

If you are looking for unique and interesting shops and a different ‘taste’ of Calgary, then the Kensington area is for you. It’s a community unto its own, vibrant and full of life. Try this area for a night on the town. It’s also great...More

Thank Kathy L
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Kensington feels live with the bars, coffee and stores with young crowd allover with newly built high rise condos offering amazing views. I just love Kensington !

Thank Red997
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

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 / pub/ cheap eats...More

Thank Gaucalgary
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

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 wonderful eateries and restaurants that you are...More

Thank Darlene N
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

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, worth visiting.

Thank majdzianka
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

This is a wonderful neighbourhood to explore. It is filled with lots of cute cafes, restaurants and shops. It is also located right next to the river, so you can grab coffee and then walk along the river.

Thank CanAdventure
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