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“Good photo opportunity”
Review of Whalebone Arch

Whalebone Arch
Ranked #4 of 27 things to do in Stanley
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 19, 2012

Obligatory photo stop for tourists and great spot to rest and have a snack. Kids love the whale bones and the gardens are nice.

Thank Entlebuch
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

It is hard to believe that this is actually the bones of a whale as it is so imposing. As it is next to the cathedral the same warning applies about the cold wind

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Reviewed January 18, 2012

The actual port of Stanley is very small and getting to cathedral and Whalebone Arch monument is an easy walk. For those of us with no experience or reference for the size of Blue Whales...the arch is an eye opener. Made from two pair of jawbones of Blue Whales, the arch provides a fitting monument/memorial to those who participated in the arduous task of whaling...when it was a needed and acceptable practice. And now the whalebone arch helps remind us how magnificent these creatures are...and that we need to do what we can to preserve them in their natural habitat. You do not want to miss seeing the Whalebone Arch if you are visiting Stanley...and it makes a great picture with the cathedral in the background!!

Thank Rockytoo2
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Reviewed January 14, 2012

You have to visit the Whalebone Arch if you are in Stanley and Christchurch Cathedral right next to it. It is a wonderful example of history in churches.

Thank Richard_Gough
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Reviewed January 5, 2012

Located in downtown Stanley on Ross Street just a few feet to the west of the pier. The arch was constructed in 1933 to commemorate a century of British Administration in the Falkland Islands. The arch is actually the jawbones of two blue whales. No fee to see.

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