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“Neat Area!”
Review of Kensington

Kensington
Ranked #35 of 307 things to do in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Active nightlife, dining and holistic shopping area.
Reviewed June 25, 2013

Beautiful little area with lots of unique stores, restaurants and old buildings. You'd never know you were only blocks from the downtown core.

2  Thank Gail W
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Reviewed June 5, 2013

Great area to wander by foot and window shop at some unique stores. No chain stores here, and lots of creatives.

2  Thank ChantellePinder
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Beautiful area with large selection of entertainment and dining experiences. Beautiful area to stroll during the spring and summer. The residences keep the area clean and beautiful to look at.

2  Thank Simballa
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

I walked here from downtown rather than take the LRT to Sunnyside. All the tour books had hyped it as a place to eat and shop. The taggers’ graffiti and curbside drifts of litter weren’t all that alarming, nor were security bars or boards on shop windows, nor even knots of youth trying to bum smokes and loose change. What got to me was that at both 8am and again at 4pm nothing seemed much seemed to be going on anywhere. I’m sure it’s a cool place for locals to call home, but the neighborhood is hardly a real tourist destination. Not yet anyway!

5  Thank mainemountainbear
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Keep in mind that Calgary is a corporate city. This is supposed to be the bohemian part of town but it does not feel genuine.

2  Thank Priton
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