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Plaza Malvinas

Maipu Av. & Patagonia St., Ushuaia, Argentina
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1982 war dead memorial.

The Malvinas Islands square is located on the waterfront of Ushuaia and includes the sculptural... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
Largest memorial for Argentinian victims of Las Malvinas war

During our trip in Argentina, we found many testimonies about the 1982 reconquista war of Las... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Grenoble, France
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This inscribed monument is a touching reminder of the Falkland Islands War (La Guerra de Las Malvinas) of 1982.
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Maipu Av. & Patagonia St., Ushuaia, Argentina
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Malvinas Islands square is located on the waterfront of Ushuaia and includes the sculptural mural, Héroes de Malvinas, the Argentinian flag stretched taut by the wind, and pays homage to those killed in the 1982 war. The monument and the square were inaugurated on...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 3 April 2017

During our trip in Argentina, we found many testimonies about the 1982 reconquista war of Las Malvinas, including the 50 pesos banknote. This memorial isby far the largest. It reminds the Vietnam memorial in Washington DC. It just at a walking distance from downtown Ushuaia...More

1  Thank stism
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I do remember 'the English Pirates' (quoting the sign at the harbour in Ushuaia) liberating these islands from an invading force in 1982. I had no knowledge of the Argentinian claim on these islands dating back to the early 1800s, so I am really interested...More

Thank squiresy
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The town has little to offer and is merely streets lined with tourist tat repeated shop by shop at unrealistic prices. The surrounding area is magical both on land and water

1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Been there today. Kinda realized it was this square as I have done some research previously on TripAdvisor. That is a very tiny square just with the flag in it. Definitely it's a must to remember the history but if u need to go just...More

Thank EleonoraDeFelice
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Isla Malvinas belongs to Argentina, and this place is built to commemorate who sacrificed their life to protect the island from UK. However, this plaza is kinda far away from city center and took me a lot of time and energy to get there.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The place itself is surrounded from 2 major traffic routes and its a "nice" place where you can enjoy the view (basically on many spots possible in Ushuaia), but not very attracting. I came here at least 2 times a day on my way from...More

Thank DrCraq
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This is a monument to remember the people killed in the Falkland war. Of cause it is important to remember the people who sacrifices their life in war, no matter who you are or where you come from. The place is not situated in a...More

Thank TwoAndAHalfTraveller
Reviewed 16 November 2016

moving tribute to the Heroes Malvinas, and an excellent outdoor photographic exhibition - is worth a visit

Thank SquirrelyCody
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Plaza Malvinas is like the other memorials I have been to in various parts of the world. Sad. What is so important that we must kill an other human being? Why do “We”, I mean the world, through out history, kill each other over “Stuff”?...More

Thank Islanddraft
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