Lifting the Veil of Kowloon Walled City Park

By Bigaltravelcompanion | Mar 16, 2019
Asia > China > Hong Kong > Kowloon

Map

The map of Kowloon Walled City Park

The map of Kowloon Walled City Park

Checkpoint I

Gate of Hexagon I of I Ching

Gate of Hexagon I of I Ching

The gates at Kowloon Walled City is arranged according to I Ching from a Taoism scripture. There are eight gates there.

Checkpoint II

The gate we are entering is Gate of Hexagon I (Qian Moon). After this gate, you will see Willans Rock (as illustrated below).

Willans Rock

Willans Rock

It is a landmark for the park of a dividing section. Which one do you choose? Left or right? It is totally up to you! If you wanna go to see old pictures of Kowloon City and know about the history of development of the district. You may choose right. If you wanna have a random walk, it does not matter which way you go.

Checkpoint III

For whom wanna see the pictures of the old days and know about Kowloon City? Please choose right. Afterwards, you will see a pond (it may be dried up for some reasons occassionally). The photo below illustrate a great spot for photo (I guess). Actually, the structure have little stuff that will add some colours for your trip (as I recall).

The pond at Kowloon Walled City Park

The pond at Kowloon Walled City Park

Checkpoint IV

After walking down, we will be standing in the middle of a garden. You will be confused of which way to go. Left? Right? Straight? The answer is straight! You will see a structure with a toilet sign. Go for it! (even you do not feel it)

Toilet Sign

Toilet Sign

Take a closer look...

Closer Look

Closer Look

Don't miss out the stone plaque just opposite to the entrance of Almshomes.

A Trace of History

A Trace of History

Finsihing Line

Almshomes is one of your friend of this wonderful journey!

Almshomes

Almshomes

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Written by Bigaltravelcompanion
Albert Wilson born and has lived in Hong Kong for nearly twenty years. He is inspired by Lara Croft and her father much which lead him to have a profound interest in history, archeology, anthropology, culture, festival, and local food. His knowledge gained through guided tours, reading, watching the video, chatting and befriend with locals! In his book, he is more than willing to share his experience and knowledge in Hong Kong by relevant and practical approaches with you from common to hidden gems. In addition, Albert Wilson experienced some interesting life stories and he wants to share with you in his book as well as travel blogs and so... Read more

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