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“trendy neighbourho” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kensington

Kensington
10th Street NW and Kensington Road, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Northwest Calgary)
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Ranked #54 of 226 attractions in Calgary
Type: Neighborhoods
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Owner description: Active nightlife, dining and holistic shopping area.
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“trendy neighbourho”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

One of the few original neighbourhoods left in Calgary. Lot's of cool, unique shops and restaurants. The local coffee shop "Higher Ground" is the hub of the neighbourhood. But you'd better hurry, as the City Council seems determined to destroy the quaintness of the area with high rises.

Visited April 2013
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New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Could be better. Calgary needs a better city planner”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Too bad this area is more developed. It could be great, but it is just okay with several shops failing and little atmosphere. Enough with the patchouili and crystal shops!

Visited April 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“The highest concentration of coffee shops”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

A good mix of high qulity restaurants, coffee shops and even an old style harware store amongst kitchy clothing and smoke shops. Too bad it lacks parking space.

Visited March 2013
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Northwest
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“summer walk”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Excellent palce to do errands and leisure time. have wonderful places for food and shopping.
my only thing about this place is the aprking lot, even though i tried to visit it often, specially summer time

Visited August 2012
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“No parking and expensive parking..”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Sorry you have to get some parking..........just not worth the trip and energy to meet up there . If you live in the Hood, maybe........

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