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Kensington Market

Kensington Market

Kensington Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2K2, Toronto, Ontario
http://www.kensington-market.ca/‎

Kensington Market is a distinctive multicultural neighbourhood in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Market is an older neighbourhood and one of the city's most well-known. In November 2006, it was designated a National Historic Site of Canada. Robert Fulford wrote in 1999 that "Kensington today is as much a legend as a district. The (partly) outdoor market has probably been photographed more often than any other site in Toronto."

Photo Credit: Photography copyright (c) 2005 Wikipedia User Dhodges. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.

Text Credit: Site description from Wikipedia, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.

NEWS FEED
  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ alina1/ Jul 28, 2017
  • Kensington Market
    guestBook Guestbook/ Maria_Kalsatos/ May 31, 2017

    Kensington Market is a diverse multi-cultural neighbourhood located in the heart of Downtown Toronto. Whether you've got a hankering for some Dim sum or you need some budget friendly vintage clothing, this unique neighbourhood has it all. For Torontonians and tourists alike, Kensington is a must-see destination. I mean, the art on the side of the buildings would simply be out of place just about anywhere else. The narrow streets and low rise buildings create a cozy atmosphere, just make sure to watch out for cars! All in all, I love Kensington for the wide array of cuisine options and the eclectic feel the vibrant architecture brings. Next time you're near College and Spadina be sure to check it out!

    Le marché de Kensington est un quartier multiculturel et divers qui se situe en plein centre-ville de Toronto. Peu importe si vous avez envie de manger Dim sum où vous avez besoin des vêtements rétro qui sont gentils vers votre portefeuille, Kensington est le marché pour vous. Kensington n'est pas seulement un site touristique, mais en plus c'est un endroit bien aimé de tous, même les gens du coin. À mon avis, l'art qui se trouve sur les bâtiments ne serait pas à sa place chez un autre quartier. De plus, les rues étroites et les immeubles peu élevés créent une atmosphère à l'aise. Mais s'assurer que vous faites attentions des automobiles! La marche de Kensington est mon quartier préféré pour essayer la nourriture des différentes cultures et d'admirer l'architecture vive. N'hésitez pas à venir la prochaine fois vous êtes proches des rues College et Spadina!

  • Family day
    guestBook Guestbook/ jess111122/ Nov 22, 2016

    We went to Kensington market for the day to explore and experience the culture around the market! It was a lot of fun and we had lots of yummy food.

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ AbiT/ Jul 7, 2016
  • Best Place for shopping
    guestBook Guestbook/ msaini12/ Feb 16, 2015

    I Love Kensington market because not only you have the option to choose from variety of food options but you can shop at such an affordable price!!!

  • Outrigger
    guestBook Guestbook/ liampc/ Nov 28, 2014 Outrigger

    Kensington Market to me feels like another world buried within downtown Toronto. I am always struck by the amalgamation of cultures that can be found there, that all take part in the creation of a single Kensington culture. This photo juxtaposes a canoe against a sign labelled "Chinese Herbs" in a rather desolate-looking alley of the Market. To me, the canoe is a symbol of the Canadian frontier, what this notion evokes for me is a comparison between the struggles of the pioneers who made this country what it is today, and the struggles faced by modern immigrants.

  • It's been so long
    guestBook Guestbook/ RonM/ Aug 27, 2014

    It's probably been 20 years since my last visit to Kensington. Still smells the same and many of the same places are still here. Mare Pizza for one. All the hipsters hang at Jimmy's Coffee.

  • Visiting
    guestBook Guestbook/ kathli/ Aug 4, 2014

    Visiting Kensington Market showed the variety of things that you can buy, with a personal feel to what you can see and buy there. There seemed to be a more personable feel and quality there that you can't always get at markets similar to it in others cities.

  • Encounter with an Artist
    guestBook Guestbook/ Jennifer/ Jul 27, 2014

    Meet artist Rob Croxford who is exhibiting at the Kensington Market Art Fair and learn about his paintings that reflect beautiful parts of Toronto with a historical lens! #kmaf

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ Jennifer/ Jul 27, 2014
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NEWS FEED
  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ alina1/ Jul 28, 2017
  • Kensington Market
    guestBook Guestbook/ Maria_Kalsatos/ May 31, 2017

    Kensington Market is a diverse multi-cultural neighbourhood located in the heart of Downtown Toronto. Whether you've got a hankering for some Dim sum or you need some budget friendly vintage clothing, this unique neighbourhood has it all. For Torontonians and tourists alike, Kensington is a must-see destination. I mean, the art on the side of the buildings would simply be out of place just about anywhere else. The narrow streets and low rise buildings create a cozy atmosphere, just make sure to watch out for cars! All in all, I love Kensington for the wide array of cuisine options and the eclectic feel the vibrant architecture brings. Next time you're near College and Spadina be sure to check it out!

    Le marché de Kensington est un quartier multiculturel et divers qui se situe en plein centre-ville de Toronto. Peu importe si vous avez envie de manger Dim sum où vous avez besoin des vêtements rétro qui sont gentils vers votre portefeuille, Kensington est le marché pour vous. Kensington n'est pas seulement un site touristique, mais en plus c'est un endroit bien aimé de tous, même les gens du coin. À mon avis, l'art qui se trouve sur les bâtiments ne serait pas à sa place chez un autre quartier. De plus, les rues étroites et les immeubles peu élevés créent une atmosphère à l'aise. Mais s'assurer que vous faites attentions des automobiles! La marche de Kensington est mon quartier préféré pour essayer la nourriture des différentes cultures et d'admirer l'architecture vive. N'hésitez pas à venir la prochaine fois vous êtes proches des rues College et Spadina!

  • Family day
    guestBook Guestbook/ jess111122/ Nov 22, 2016

    We went to Kensington market for the day to explore and experience the culture around the market! It was a lot of fun and we had lots of yummy food.

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ AbiT/ Jul 7, 2016
  • Best Place for shopping
    guestBook Guestbook/ msaini12/ Feb 16, 2015

    I Love Kensington market because not only you have the option to choose from variety of food options but you can shop at such an affordable price!!!

  • Outrigger
    guestBook Guestbook/ liampc/ Nov 28, 2014 Outrigger

    Kensington Market to me feels like another world buried within downtown Toronto. I am always struck by the amalgamation of cultures that can be found there, that all take part in the creation of a single Kensington culture. This photo juxtaposes a canoe against a sign labelled "Chinese Herbs" in a rather desolate-looking alley of the Market. To me, the canoe is a symbol of the Canadian frontier, what this notion evokes for me is a comparison between the struggles of the pioneers who made this country what it is today, and the struggles faced by modern immigrants.

  • It's been so long
    guestBook Guestbook/ RonM/ Aug 27, 2014

    It's probably been 20 years since my last visit to Kensington. Still smells the same and many of the same places are still here. Mare Pizza for one. All the hipsters hang at Jimmy's Coffee.

  • Visiting
    guestBook Guestbook/ kathli/ Aug 4, 2014

    Visiting Kensington Market showed the variety of things that you can buy, with a personal feel to what you can see and buy there. There seemed to be a more personable feel and quality there that you can't always get at markets similar to it in others cities.

  • Encounter with an Artist
    guestBook Guestbook/ Jennifer/ Jul 27, 2014

    Meet artist Rob Croxford who is exhibiting at the Kensington Market Art Fair and learn about his paintings that reflect beautiful parts of Toronto with a historical lens! #kmaf

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ Jennifer/ Jul 27, 2014

Kensington Market is a distinctive multicultural neighbourhood in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Market is an older neighbourhood and one of the city's most well-known. In November 2006, it was designated a National Historic Site of Canada. Robert Fulford wrote in 1999 that "Kensington today is as much a legend as a district. The (partly) outdoor market has probably been photographed more often than any other site in Toronto."

Kensington Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2K2, Toronto, Ontario
http://www.kensington-market.ca/‎
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Photo: Photography copyright (c) 2005 Wikipedia User Dhodges. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.