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. Plan to visit Whalebone Arch and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Stanley attractions using our Stanley trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 8, 2017
    The Whalebone Arch was built in 1933 to commemorate the centenary of British rule in the Falkland Islands. The perfect back drop to this amazing structure, built from the jaws of two Blue Whales, is t...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    A beautiful feature in a beautiful town on a beautiful Island. A must see place. It took me 34 years to get there but it well worth the wait.  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    The Walebone Arch is located right in the heart of the city. It is easy access and very spectacular. If you have the chance to visit Stanley, you can't miss it.  more »

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