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Whalebone Arch

Ross Street, Stanley, East Falkland FIQQ1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Landmark of Stanley

Probably the best known landmark in Stanley. You can't miss it, as it is situated on the main road... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tissa010
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Rotterdam, Nederland
Well worth a visit

A common picture from the Falklands and is well worth seeing for yourself. The whalebone arch is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
travellerX49
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Warrnambool, Australia
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Ross Street, Stanley, East Falkland FIQQ1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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"whale bones"
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"photo opportunity"
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"blue whale"
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"british rule"
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"christ church"
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"falkland islands"
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"whaling industry"
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"port stanley"
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"these magnificent creatures"
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"iconic landmark"
in 2 reviews
"sheer size"
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"the main street"
in 6 reviews
"charming town"
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"worth seeing"
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"within walking distance"
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"an easy walk"
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"visiting stanley"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Probably the best known landmark in Stanley. You can't miss it, as it is situated on the main road along the coast.

Thank Tissa010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A common picture from the Falklands and is well worth seeing for yourself. The whalebone arch is the iconic feature but the church itself is worth looking round.

Thank travellerX49
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we were here in January the park and church with the whalebone arch was surrounded by beautiful flowers. It was interesting to walk through while you were exploring the town but definitely not a destination in itself

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located an easy walk from the pier. The grounds are very well kept. A photograph here is a terrific souvenier!

Thank periwinkle29
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Adjacent to the cathedral. Commemorates the British administration in the islands. Quite similar to those found all over the world.

Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

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.

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Considering these are whale bones of a significant age they are in very good condition . We thought the area was lovely and well kept.

Thank hmunro321
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

You’ll have no trouble spotting this arch assembled from the jawbones of whales. There’s no entrance fee. It makes a great photo op.

Thank dixiepeach
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

The arch is situated next to the church, a reminder of the whaling industry hat was so important to the area. Things have changed - which is good for the whales, We saw a lot of them on our cruise, such a magnificent sight. There...More

Thank ACL3112
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

You can't miss these bones on a walking tour of Stanley. Right on the front outside the cathedral. Impressive.

Thank sophia27
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