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Upper Barrakka Gardens

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Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1220, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

The gardens and fountain are beautiful and great views over the harbour and the three cities, the noon guns are a must to see.

Thank Jan63_10
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this garden many times and it’s beautiful! We especially like the midday gun salute and were lucky enough to see he sail away. It was heartwarming to see the veterans and high commissioner chatting and laughing together. Very good visit and will visit...More

Thank S1775GCkarenf
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the for the daily noon Cannon fireing. Being the middle of November we easily got a good spot to watch. It starts with a brief narrative around 10minutes before fireing

Thank G8572
Reviewed 2 days ago

The very best view of the grand harbour and the three cities is from the Upper Baraka Gardens, and if your there at mid- day you can witness the fireing of one of the guns on the hour ( very loud )

Thank johnLmerseyside
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a garden but the view is stunning! You have to see it to experience it. It’s on the right side once you walk into the city gate.

Thank amysun2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely place to go in the mid day heat to get in the shade, have a coffee nearby and enjoy the views accross the bay.

Thank stalky14
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing view that allows you to see everything! Nice place for take pictures and admire the port ! !!

Thank filimonasm
Reviewed 5 days ago

Upper Barrakka gardens overlook the waterfront and St Angelo Fort. For me , this is the best spot in Valetta for coffee, evening stroll, glass of wine or just sitting by yourself. Do plan your visit to witness the daily battery salute at 4PM

Thank Diaryofmylens
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful place overlooking the Grand Harbour. You can sit quietly have an ice cream or just watch the ships coming and.going in the harbour. It can get busy though.

Thank Wilmslow_People
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The views from these gardens are panoramic. Lots of places to sit and contemplate on life, the universe and everything.

Thank Elizabeth A
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10 November 2015|
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Response from cab_eden | Reviewed this property |
It is at the opposite side of Valetta which involves walking uphill and steps or you can walk around the perimeter wall of Valletta
22 September 2015|
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Response from eileenanddavid2015 | Reviewed this property |
Looks like it's open longer in summer than winter!
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27 January 2015|
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Response from wessex-andy | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but it's a winding route. Go through the short tunnel and follow round to the left to Victoria Gate. Through the gate and turn left up the steps and at the top turn right over the bridge (the Bridge Bar is worth... More