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Nice walk on the gardens surrounding the fortified city

Near a secondary entrance in Mdina, on the left, clockwise of the main gate, you can enter these... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Lesmo, Italy
Nice lawned area

I thought initially that the title referred to the lawned area in the former moat in front of the... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are stairs just next to the Mdina gate... but they are closed and locked up. Not very convenient... as we are still looking for a way to get in 1 week after being back !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Near a secondary entrance in Mdina, on the left, clockwise of the main gate, you can enter these gardens that surround part of the perimeter of the fortified walls. The gardens are well maintained with grass, flowers, trees and walking paths. The views on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank neo_marcopolo
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Not really gardens just grass and paths leading to views of malta. Free to enter and nice and relaxing

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank andrewrD4040ZB
Reviewed 24 September 2018

After walking round Mdina in the heat of the day it was lovely just to sit in the garden in the shade and enjoy the peace and quiet away from the other tourists

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ScotsmanEssexUK
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Named after the first prime minister of Malta, Mr Joseph Howard, these gardens, which in fact are just green grass large lines separating Mdina from Rabat, are neat and beautiful to look at but that's just it, nothing more. There are benches around to sit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

There are 2 sections. One is a lawn that is in the bottom of a moat.The other is before you cross the bridge. Here there is shade and a place to sit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank michaela s
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Walking round the gardes is a nice experience to get the "flavour" of the area and the city. As the busses stop and leave close by, You will run into the gardens on the way to the city ...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hermann S
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Howard Gardens are the gardens the surround the city walls of Mdina. They are nicely kept but they are really nothing special, it may be a nice place to sit if you want a break from the city. If you are on a higher level...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I thought initially that the title referred to the lawned area in the former moat in front of the Old Town Walls but was told later that it was only a section of the entire gardens. The remaining area is outside the old moat and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Relandscaped a few years ago, this is pretty much just a grassy area with a few small trees separating the area between the walls of the city from the area beyond. Nothing special. You can look down on it from outside the city.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chitownsam
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