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Stanley is a town and a tourist attraction in Hong Kong. It located on a peninsula on the southeastern part of Hong Kong Island. It is east of Repulse Bay and west of Shek O, adjacent to Chung Hom Kok. Administratively, it is part of the Southern District.

The original Cantonese name of the village was believed to be based on a big tall cotton tree (Bombax malabaricum, Bombax ceiba 木棉樹) often covered with bright red blossoms at the time, hence red pillar (赤柱) in Hakka language.

 

赤柱位於香港島南面之赤柱半島,淺水灣以東、石澳以西,是著名旅客景點。據說赤柱以前有很多木棉樹,有鮮紅色的花朵,在日出的陽光照耀下看起來像赤紅色柱子,因此稱為「赤柱」。其英文名Stanley 則來自前英國首相史丹利勳爵(Lord Stanley)。

 

Hong Kong • 香港 ‘11

 

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Taken on April 10, 2011