As a luxury in London, Kensington is all about staggering wealth, boutiques, elegant city houses, royal palaces and the myriad of Europe.
Kensington is also a great cultural district, with three of Britain's best museums in one street.
The Natural History Museum and Victoria & Albert are world leaders in many fields.
The V&A is one element of what is sometimes called Albertopolis, a landmark honoring Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, who died young in 1861. The Royal Albert Hall Hall is an extraordinary concert hall of international fame, and it overlooks Albert's ceremony Memorial at Kensington Park..
Let's explore the best things to do in Kensington: