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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  • The Whalebone Arch is an Historical site situated in Stanley Falkland Islands and was erected in 1933 from two sets of jaw bones from the Blue Whale. They have been a tourist attraction of all the int...  more »
  • The Whalebone Arch is to the side of the church and is quite impressive. At present one can still walk up to it and even sit wound inside the Arch without raising an issue. An important landmark for y...  more »
  • The whalebone arch is a momument in its self to a time long ago. The gardens are very pleasant and there picnic tables so you can take a breath before you continue exploring this quaint old town  more »

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