• Kowloon Walled City Park
    Photo courtesy of Kowloon Walled City Park
  • Kowloon Walled City Park
    Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Tourism Board
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Kowloon Walled City Park

Type: Historic Sites, Parks



Map / Directions 10Best Says

This park was built on what was once a massive tenement block which grew up around an old fortification. The tenements were finally demolished in the 1990s. The Kowloon Walled City was famous for...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 6:30am-11:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Parks, Tours and Excursions: "The remains of the South Gate, dating back up to 1,000 years, are still plainly visible."
  • Sightseeing: "Get here first thing in the morning to watch, or join in, tai chi classes."
  • Best for Parks Because: From fortification to den of iniquity to inner city oasis, the Walled City's journey through history is unique.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: This would be a first-rate park anywhere; but its history makes it unique.
  • Best for Tours and Excursions Because: One of Hong Kong's great civic projects, the park was created out of what was one a high-rise slum.

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