Whalebone Arch, Stanley

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Stop by Whalebone Arch, an eclectic monument a short walk from the pier. Situated in front of the town cathedral, the arch was erected in 1993 as a gift from the Falkland Islands Company to commemorate the centenary of British government on the islands. The monument, made out of jawbones belonging to two blue whales, makes a good photo so bring your camera. A flower garden surrounds the piece, so it acts as a great place to relax and imagine the size of the majestic blue whales. A visit to Whalebone Arch represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Stanley travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Impressive whalebone arch, a prelude to the Christ Church Cathedral. It is iconic and definitely worth a photograph as part of your memories of the Falklands.  more »
  • Another of the attractions in Stanley. It’s surprisingly huge! It’s beside the church and only a short walk from the pier.  more »
  • As we took our walk around Stanley, we passed the Christ Church Cathedral, the southernmost Anglican cathedral in the world. In front of the church is a whalebone arch, made from the jaws of two blue ...  more »

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