kowloon walled city [places]

tuesday is constant mania, so i'll leave the text to better-informed sources. i first became interested in kowloon walled city last fall when i had to make a visa run to hong kong. here's the quick noise on KWC:
kowloon walled city was the most densely populated place on earth before it was destroyed in 1993 and turned into a park. at its peak, the “city” had 50,000 inhabitants on 0.026 km² area of land (that, according to wikipedia, is equal to about 1,900,000 people per square kilometer). in contrast, manhattan has a population density of 25,849/km².
click the pics above to chase links. here are my photos from that hong kong run.

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