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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Kowloon Walled City Park

Opened in 1995, the Kowloon Walled City Park occupies one of the most historic sites in modern Hong Kong. Prior to the eviction and demolition that during the March 1993 and April 1994 period, the Kowloon Walled City probably had the highest prostitution, gambling, drug use and crime rate in Hong Kong.

Kowloon Walled City Park, Hong Kong

It was believed that this city behind walls was controlled by triads. It was a time when neither the Hong Kong Government nor its police force had any control over the area.


Today it is a beautiful park open to the general public. Structures of historical significant were preserved, new "traditional Chinese garden" corridors were built.


Inside the preserved and refurbished houses, a multimedia exhibition area displays the history of the Kowloon Walled City Park in detail.

Multimedia exhibition area inside these doors

Visit Kowloon Walled City Park for half a day of outdoor and indoor historic walk.

Kowloon Walled City Park