So Kon Po

Entrance to Hong Kong Stadium at Eastern Hospital Road.

So Kon Po (Chinese: 掃捍埔) is located in the south of Causeway Bay and Victoria Park on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It neighbours Caroline Hill and Jardine's Lookout.

It contains the Hong Kong Stadium and the Tung Wah Eastern Hospital. So Kon Po was the burial grounds for the victims of the Happy Valley Racecourse fire in 1918. The remains were moved to Aberdeen in 1953, when the stadium was built on its grounds.

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Coordinates: 22°16′27″N 114°11′22″E / 22.27414°N 114.18937°E / 22.27414; 114.18937

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