The tale of Chungking Mansions

Nathan Road in kowloon isn’t quite what it used to be, it is one of the main shopping districts in the Tsim Sha Tsui – one of the most expensive places in the world to live. While the elements that made the street so interesting have been replaced by sterile western-style shopping malls, and outlets for European and American fashion brands.

Out the front of Chung King Mansions. Bright, brash and gaudy. The faux jade tile of the actual Chungking Mansions mall speaks of the wealth and affluence that its visitors seek, but rarely gain.

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The tale of Chungking Mansions


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