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FALKLANDS

This is a memorial for the Falklands war hero by the Argentinans.A place you must visit if you are... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
SE s
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A Moving Memorial

This memorial to those Argentines who died in the Malvinas conflict with Great Britain is... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
John C
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Jun 3, 2018
“FALKLANDS ”
Oct 23, 2017
“A Moving Memorial”
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This is a memorial for the Falklands war hero by the Argentinans.A place you must visit if you are here to remember the Falklands war.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Visited this memorial this morning. Take care as soon as we arrived we were victims of the bird poo scam. I felt a large blob of yellow smelly stuff on my back, kind man helped. Little did I know until later he was stealing my...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This memorial to those Argentines who died in the Malvinas conflict with Great Britain is reminiscent of the Vietnam memorial in Washington. The names of those that died are on a stone wall, and the memorial is usually guarded by members of the Argentine military....More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Visited briefly during our tour, frankly if you were not taken to this location you would not know it existed. It is possibly listed in Spanish language literature but otherwise nothing. In fact I originally thought that the 17 small wooden crosses placed in a...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

A monument to those who died during the Malvinas conflict in 1982 and is similar to the U.S. Vietnam wall. It's a nice memorial and worth paying ones respects to their fallen soldiers. Almost half of their dead (300) were killed in the sinking of...More

1  Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went with Jimena from Buenos Aires Free Tours. Having a guide made this tragic war much more understandable. The war came during a period of rapid inflation. Basically the Argentine military government, under the leadership of General Leopoldo Galtieri, wanted to distract attention from its...More

1  Thank hrs314
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Visited to memorial for second time during BA layover. Modest memorial naming all the Argentine dead of 1982 ill-advised conflict with Great Britain over procession of Malvinas/Faulklands. Somewhat difficult to find since down hill & out of sight from Plaza San Martin. Uniformed guards not...More

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