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Kowloon Walled City, 1993, 40.5 x 51cm  © Ryuji Miyamoto / Courtesy of Taka Ishii Gallery Photography / Film, Tokyo

Kowloon Walled City, x © Ryuji Miyamoto / Courtesy of Taka Ishii Gallery Photography / Film, Tokyo The demolition of 九龙晨

かつて香港には、どの国の政府も干渉することができず、半ば無法地帯と化した巨大なスラム街「九龍城 (クーロン城)」が存在していました。映画やゲームの影響で「魔の巣窟」と受け止められることがほとんどだ

The Kowloon Walled City, a lawless Hong Kong community that was 119 times denser than New York City.

Kowloon Walled City, Ryūji Miyamoto

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles Surveys the History of Architectural Photography

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

Before it was demolished in 1994, Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was considered the densest settlement on earth, with 33,000 people living within the space of one city block.

Kowloon Walled City: In Hong Kong, it was the densest place on Earth

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.

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Young boy in family-run shop, Kowloon Walled City, Photo by Greg Girard

KCR Kowloon station in 1972 with good view of HK Island in the background.  Note the double decker car ferry - this was prior to the cross harbour tunnel.  (SSAVE, via Flickr)

KCR Kowloon station in 1972 with good view of HK Island in the background. Note the double decker car ferry - this was prior to the cross harbour tunnel. (SSAVE, via Flickr)

Kowloon Walled City: Remembering Hong Kong's Chaotic City of Darkness

Kowloon Walled City: Remembering Hong Kong's Chaotic City of Darkness

Kowloon Walled City: Remembering Hong Kong’s Chaotic City of Darkness

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The Most Densely Populated Place On Earth – Kowloon Walled City - Hot Penguin

Amazing photos of daily life in Kowloon Walled City, Hong Kong in the 1980s | Historical Pictures

Amazing photos of daily life in Kowloon Walled City, Hong Kong in the 1980s

Photographers Greg Girard and Ian Lambot ventured into Kowloon Walled City from the late to early to capture the lives of it's many inhabitants.

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Kowloon Walled City

Hong Kong's Kowloon Walled City was the densest place on the planet before it was torn down 20 years ago.

Children living in the walled city would go to the roof and fly kites that could almost scrape the bellies of airliners as they descended to the old Kai Tak airport across the street.

What was it really like living in Kowloon Walled City?

An alley in Kowloon Walled City. Before Hong Kong government organized regular garbage collection the triad let junkies carry out the piled up trash. Picture by Ian Lambot

An alley in Kowloon Walled City. Before Hong Kong government organized regular garbage collection the triad let junkies carry out the piled up trash. Picture by Ian Lambot

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