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Plaza Malvinas

Maipu Av. & Patagonia St., Ushuaia, Argentina
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Very Nice Memorial

The Plaza Malvinas is a park that was dedicated on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands war, in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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If you are driving by

This is worth seeing if you are in the area and can drive by. There really is not much to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 4 days ago

The Plaza Malvinas is a park that was dedicated on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands war, in 2012, the year after we first visited Ushuaia. It is a very nice memorial to the 323 Ushuaians that lost their lives in that war. In addition...More

Thank MVPinBoynton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is worth seeing if you are in the area and can drive by. There really is not much to see though.

Thank AnAnthropologist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This large sculptured memorial for those Argentinians, and particularly those lost on the General Belgrano cruiser which sailed from Ushuaia, who died during the 1982 Malvinas war is located along the waterfront not far from the cruise ship wharf. The sculpture is rectangular in shape...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice memorial to those who fought in the Malvinas war. Centrally located to hotels and such making it a walkable trip.

Thank TASunde
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Located on the waterfront this would be easy to walk past without realising. There are some photo boards and a memorial board/ plaque. The eternal flame is burning and it's a nice stroll to honour those who participated in the war. Take some time to...More

Thank Kerryn72
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

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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 22 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 24 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
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