The fortress-like Kowloon Walled City of Hong Kong was demolished in the early but a German documentary crew braved the sprawl in 1989 and captured amazing footage from inside this sunlight-less patchwork metropolis.
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Cape Town, well known for its harbor and beautiful locales, also harbors Khayeltisha – a remnant of the darkest period in the history of the country.. For more information: http://realbuildr.com/blog/improbable-neighbors-worlds-biggest-cities-coexist-biggest-slums/