Royal Naval Dockyard
Sandys Parish, Bermuda
N 32° 19.607 W 064° 49.938
This Moongate Arch is conveniently located between the cruise ship docks and the Royal Naval Dockyard buildings.
Moongate arches are a fascinating feature of Bermuda. They can be found in several locations in the Bermuda archipelago. These nearly circular arches are composed of limestone. Each has a keystone at it's apex.
An interesting legend is associated with these structures. According to a nearby sign:
Make a Wish
Couples who kiss under our moongates,
the wedding band-shaped arches found
throughout the island - will, according
to local legend, be assured a long and
happy life together. Walk through one of
our lovely limestone archways, make a
wish and look forward to a joyful and