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Published 4 years ago with 3 Comments

Inside the Kowloon Walled City before it got demolished in 1994

Once thought to be the most densely populated place on Earth, with 50,000 people crammed into only a few blocks, these fascinating pictures give a rare insight into the lives of those who lived Kowloon Walled City. The city was a phenomenon with 33,000 families and businesses living in more than 300 interconnected high-rise buildings, all constructed without contributions from a single architect.

 

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  • geoleo
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    Looks like a perfect breeding ground for disease.

    • drunkenninja
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      and crime... must have been a nightmare to manage.

  • aj0690
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    I'm surprised at how stable this thing was considering there was no architects ever involved.

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