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kowloon-walled-city-whole.jpg The walled city was my inspiration for the decrepit city that grew up on the site of Fisherman's Wharf in the Black Planet books. The settlement was torn down just a few years before I visited HK. There is now a park at that site.

Kowloon Walled City was a former Chinese military fort turned into largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. families used to live in 300 buildings. Kowloon Walled City was completely demolished in April

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Ryuji Miyamoto (Japanese, born Kowloon Walled City 1987 (via Art Blart)

Cidade Murada de Kowloon. |

Cidade Murada de Kowloon.

S11E9: DETOUR: Lost in Translation: Match up Chinese signs in Kowloon City.

DETOUR: Lost in Translation: Match up Chinese signs in Kowloon City.

Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in New Kowloon, Hong Kong. Originally a Chinese military fort, the Walled City became

The Kowloon Walled City was located just outside Hong Kong, China during British rule. A former watchpost to protect the area against pirates, it was occupied by Japan during World War II and subsequently taken over by squatters after Japan’s surrender. Neither Britain nor China wanted responsibility for it, so it became its own lawless city.

Kowloon Walled City in China: During British rule, neither China nor Britain wanted responsibility for it so it became its own lawless city.

Kowloon Walled City, Hong Kong, China (demolished in 1993) - Hyperbolia

grossnational: “ Kowloon Walled City, China, The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was built gradually—building on top of building—over time. Without a single architect, the ungoverned and most.

kowloon walled city, greg girard & ian lambot

Kowloon Walled City photographed by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot

Noodle Factory and Family Residence, Greg Girard - Work - Kowloon Walled City

Kowloon's walled city

Bill ✔️ Kowloon Walled City, Hong Kong : in The whole staggering structure is now demolished.

九龍城寨,一個消失的黑暗之城 地球上最富魅力的貧民窟 多圖 - 每日頭條

Kowloon Walled City’s Alley, in Hong Kong, China. (demolished) - Kowloon Walled City’s Alley, in Hong Kong, China.


The walled city fell through a constitutional loophole in 1899 and was governed by neither the British, Chinese or Hong Kong authorities, allowing the enclave to fester into a hotbed of vice with rampant drug use, prostitution and gambling activities.

A Look Inside the Japanese Arcade Modeled After Hong Kong’s Infamous Kowloon Walled City

Bill ✔️ Kowloon Walled City, Kowloon, Hong Kong. This infamous and largely lawless development reigned in the area for many years, (1835 until 1994) but has now been demolished and replaced by a lovely park.     Bill Gibson-Patmore.  (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Walled city of darkness revisited in Hong Kong by Greg Girard + Ian Lambot. At one time, this was the most densely populated place on the planet.