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There is a lot of history to this island, and if you are here, you do need to go, read, observe... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lia H
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Bogota, Colombia
Total surprise.

The sculpture on the memorial is an extraordinary and original figure. If you have seen WW1... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Liz65S
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is a lot of history to this island, and if you are here, you do need to go, read, observe, and learn. Plus is pretty, on the water, on the main road!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lia H
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Find out the history of one of the most significant battles of the First Worls war, a sister memorial commerating the 100th anniversary is located just 50 metres aeay (inorgurated) in 2014, and the start of the scale sized planetary sculpture.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

A big monument to a very stupid war. But very important to the proud local people to mark their victory.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 29 March 2018

The sculpture on the memorial is an extraordinary and original figure. If you have seen WW1 memorials elsewhere you will not have seen one like this I think. She's lovely!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Liz65S
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Not to be confused with the 1982 Liberation Monument. Commemorates the battle between the British and the German fleets in 1914. The most southerly memorial to the Great War. The date of the battle, 8 December, is a public holiday in the islands.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This memorial is further from downtown than the Liberation Memorial, probably about 1/2 km walk. It has some artistically done plaques and ironwork on a tall obelisk. It is in memory of those who defended the islands a century ago.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Just want to say how much we enjoyed the 74 Day tour with Tim Miller. He is a very knowledgeable host and is very enthusiastic about what he is talking about. We would highly recommend any tour with Tim Miller.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

A visit to the battle memorial is a walk from the pier on solid road. It is a sobering reminder of the the Falkland Island’s past. It’s worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Harbridgetrek
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Just past the Government House, is an obelisk commemorating a WWI naval engagement. On December 8, 1914, nine British ships, refueling in Stanley, quickly responded to the sighting of five German cruisers that had surprised them earlier in southern Chile. The British sank four of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The monument is interesting to view. It is located along the coastal front road from the centre of Stanley. It stands in a neat little walled area and is worth 5-10 minutes visit

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Alan H
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I don’t know the answer to this question for certain. I don’t recall seeing any wreaths there but I also didn’t see any sign saying you couldn’t place a memorial object there.
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