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FACT CHECK: Does This Photo Show The Monster Building In Hong Kong With Hundreds Of Floors?

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‘Post-production effects’
An image shared on Facebook over 330 times purportedly shows the Monster Building in Hong Kong with hundreds of floors. Verdict: False A photographer digitally edited the picture to add extra floors. The Facebook post, which has garnered over 4,600 reactions to date, shows a building with what appears to be hundreds of floors stretching up towards the sky. “‘Monster Building’ in Hong Kong,” claims the post’s caption. “Location: Kings road, Quarray Bay, Eastern Hongkong Island.” The “Monster Building” is a building made up of five interconnected towers in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, according to Atlas Obscura. They were originally built during the 1960s to offer cheaper housing options for low-income residents of the area, which explains their compact, densely-packed appearance, the article reports.

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