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Whalebone Arch, Stanley

(3.8/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Right outside the cathedral, on the Main Street of Stanley - so you cannot miss it ! Interesting , but of no great significance - apart from being a good photo opportunity!  more »
  • You have to have a look at this as it's next to the church, very interesting close up to see the make up of the arch.  more »
  • Not much to say, walked past it in the rain, stopped for a picture. Was nice to see but thats about it  more »