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Have you been to countries and ended up seeing cities share the same name but contrast in their topography and perspective?  We have real tales of two cities around the world that are sharing the same name but a comparison of these two cities is simply out of this world.

Aberdeen

Aberdeen, Hong Kong

In Scotland lies Aberdeen, nicknamed the Granite City. It is the third largest city that s famous for its buildings made out of the local stones that appear grayish.  The color is linked closed to the oil industry that is close to the North Sea.   This is one of the cities where a lot of jobs have been created for people in the UK.  It is a city with low crime rate. There is  the Rubislaw quarry that is in the heart of Aberdeen  and it is a beautiful place to be.

Aberdeen, Scotland

Then, there is the floating village in Aberdeen, Hong Kong, that is famous and it sits comfortable in the city’s habor that is dominated by boats. Aberdeen is a busy waterways that is full of brightly colored boats to those who are going to make use of the waterway. There are a lot of shops and restaurants that are in this floating village.

Kensington

kensington, London

In the UK, Kensington is known for its affluence and has a lot of wealthy people around. TheKensington Palace Gardens has become one of the most expensive streets to buy a house in the UK and  has become the home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George. It is  the home to the Royal Albert Hall and Royal College of Music, and the Natural History and Science museums which attract millions of tourists every year.

kensington,Philadelpha

 Then, there is another Kensington In the Philadelphia neighbourhood, that is marred by deprivation with gangs controlling many parts and rubbish on the floors

Edmonton 

Edmonton, London

Edmonton is a  city in Canada and called the   'Canada's festival city' because of the more than 50 festivals it hosts every year.

Edmonton, London

Then comes Edmonton in London, which has a different story and has a larger population of the Muslim population, it is regarded as the poorest area in the borough, with particularly high crime rates and   regarded to as 'shank town'

Kingston

kingston, jamaica

Kingston in Jamaica is dominated by crime and piled high with rubbish and wood, and discarded and burnt out cars.  It has become a quiet place after a gang warfare broke out years back and handled but violence still happens in some streets once in a while. It is the capital of  the country.

kingston, London

Then, there is the Kingston-upon-Thames in the UK, that is far different and beautiful. This is the home of the rich and calm and peace is maintained.  This has been considered the safest borough in the city. It is known for its large selection of shops and cafe culture atmosphere, with many lining the Thames. Kingston is known for its picturesque surroundings and riverside houses, where visitors can enjoy cruises on the Thames

 

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