• 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

Parks, Tours and Excursions: 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
Sightseeing: The Kowloon Walled City was truly infamous as it was the only district in Hong Kong that avoided British rule during the 1840 Qing Dynasty. So who ruled the walled city? No one! It was in a state of...  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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