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Feeling nostalgic for Kowloon’s Walled City? Head to Kawasaki

Few people dared to enter the Walled City in Hong Kong’s Kowloon district. As a haven for gangs, drugs and brothels, with its dark alleyways and damp, cramped walkup buildings, it was Hong Kong’s most notorious slum. The Walled City was technically an ungoverned Chinese territory under British rule, and at its peak home to about 35,000 […]