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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  • Adjacent to the cathedral. Commemorates the British administration in the islands. Quite similar to those found all over the world.  more »
  • We were wondering around East Falkland after our tour to see the penguins and stopped to see the Whalebone Arch. it is interesting if a somewhat odd placement in front of the church.  more »
  • Considering these are whale bones of a significant age they are in very good condition . We thought the area was lovely and well kept.  more »
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