Whalebone Arch, Stanley

4.0
Landmark · Tourist Spot
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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  • So much we don't know about the Islands. This location offered a simple succinct way to learn more with ease  more »
  • A whalebone arch in a churchyard - cool! This is something very unique to Stanley in the Falklands. A must see.  more »

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