* This article was first published in May, 2014, but has been resurrected by popular demand.
Want to see what Hong Kong looked like more than fifty years ago? Thanks to flickr user HK Man‘s thorough Old HK photo stream, we’re able to see side-by-side comparisons of the city now and then. Cheers for putting in the leg work so we don’t have to Mr Man!
Get ready for an epic Hong Kong throwback …
Ladder Street, Sheung Wan
As seen in the film, The World of Suzie Wong (1960)
Ferry Street, Yau Ma Tei, 1972
Saigon Street, Canton Road, Yau Ma Tei, 1966
Morrison Hill Road, Wanchai Road Junction, 1980s
Beijing Road, Lock Road Junction, Tsim Sha Tsui 1971
Wyndham Street and Queens Road Central Junction, Central
Shanghai Street, Nanjing Street Junction – Yau Ma Tei – 1960s
Nathan Road, Austin Road Junction – Tsim Sha Tsui, 1960
Star Ferry Bus Terminus, Tsim Sha Tsui, 1950s
Hungry for more? View HK Man’s extensive collection of Old HK photos here.