Kensington emotes regal elegance. Old-world buildings seamlessly blend with the glass windows of artisanal cheese shops, pastry bakeries, and international consulates, lending the neighborhood an air of polished refinement and perfect finishing. Its opulence doesn’t detract from the neighborhood’s inviting nature—Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace, and the area’s myriad museums are frequented by locals and visitors alike.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Cultured and Classic
Its a great place for diverse activities, with the tranquility of Kensington Gardens and the racey pacey of Kensington and Knightsbridge and the ever educational world of renowned Museums in South Kensington."
A very busy London Street, with wide footpaths lined with lovely trees, adding a splash of green. There are some interesting buildings and nice shops along its length. Straying off the high street will offer more than a few surprises."
Quaint Cafes and Exclusive Nightclubs
Kensington and Chelsea is in the very centre of London, and is the city's most fashionable residential address. The area is home to a bevy of stylish shops and delicious restaurant, you will never be short of places to dine out. Also just a short walk away, you will find Kensington Gardens which is great place to go have a picnic in fine weather."
Grand Residential Streets
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Sophie Carr is a London-based freelance travel photographer who specialises in landscapes and cities. Her love of travel has taken her to many far-flung parts of the world, but home will always be London. Brought up near London, she has lived in the city for almost 20 years, and loves to explore its varied neighborhoods. She loved shooting her home city for Airbnb, and hopes her photos will encourage visitors to come to her local neighborhoods.
After living his first twenty something years in the great land of Michigan, Tec Petaja traveled throughout central Asia, lived in Indiana and Hawaii, and finally found a home in Nashville, Tennessee where he currently resides with his wife.