Old Stanley Police Station

Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

This two-storey colonial building in Stanley Village is Hong Kong's oldest surviving police station and is now occupied by a Wellcome supermarket. You tread on vintage wooden floorboards as you browse the shelves for discounted barbecue forks.

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