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Kensington Market

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Kensington Market, Toronto

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Toronto's Kensington Market is a multicultural hub, known for its diverse population, fresh foods, vintage stores, and hip cafes. ...
Toronto's Kensington Market is a multicultural hub, known for its diverse population, fresh foods, vintage stores, and hip cafes. It was designated a national historic site of Canada in 2005

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- Visitors to the market can explore the narrow streets and alleyways filled with colorful graffiti and murals. The area is also home to numerous specialty food shops and delis, which offer a wide variety of international foods and fresh produce.

- For the visitor, the result is a walkable, shoppable, dine-able museum to Toronto’s multicultural history. To take your historic stroll of the neighbourhood, hop on the 506 College streetcar to Borden Street and start walking east to reach your first destination.

- In addition, Kensington Market is famous for its vintage stores where visitors can find unique clothing and accessories. .

- The area also features several art galleries showcasing the works of local artists.

- Furthermore, Kensington Market plays host to various events, such as the Kensington Market Winter Solstice Parade, Pedestrian Sundays, and the Kensington Market Jazz Festival.

To get to Kensington Market, you can take the Spadina streetcar and get off at Kensington Ave. Alternatively, you can walk from Chinatown or the University of Toronto area, which are both within walking distance.
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