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Upper Barrakka Gardens

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Address: Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1220, Malta
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Beautiful views

Get there earlier in the morning on a sunny day and view is spectacular and pristine. Been here for 12 days and my morning walks found me there multiple times. Cloudy or... read more

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Get there earlier in the morning on a sunny day and view is spectacular and pristine. Been here for 12 days and my morning walks found me there multiple times. Cloudy or afternoons just aren't the same feeling. Enjoy

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Upper Barrakka Gardens are well kept up, clean and tidy. and provide the ideal place to watch the 'Saluting Battery' at midday and 4pm. You also get a fine view of the Grand Harbour.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent view, peaceful grounds. Definitely recommend going at sunset. This spot is ideal for exercise, relaxation and meditation.

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You get the best views of the Grand Harbour from here. Make sure your there for noon, as this is when reenactors fire a cannon across the grand harbour daily at 12. It is a must see when in Valletta There are public loos in the gardens which are clean and free to use. There's also a cafe within the... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

These gardens are fairly well kept. There are public toilets here (better than the Lower Barrakka Gardens toilets). There are impressive panoramic views over the 3 cities and the "super-yachts" in the harbour area. The gun fires at 12 noon and 4pm. Although there are 8 guns, only 1 was fired. There is plenty of seating intermingled with statues and... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can look over the grand harbour from here there are monuments to people and ships lost in battle around the gardens . The cannons are fired at four o'clock or when a navy ship is leaving harbour .

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is certainly worth a visit and wander if you are in Valetta. It's pretty and the canon firing is worth watching.

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely gardens with interesting statues and a lot of benches to rest after walking and climbing stairs! And believe me there are a lot of stairs in Malta! But everything is so beautiful....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful gardens with stunning views over the 3 cities. Look out across the harbour and see the fantastc yachts berthed across the harbour. Better still use the lift (free going down) and take a ferry across to the 3 cities and explore the other side of the harbour. Get a single and get the bus back to Valleta and see... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The lift from the ferry takes you up to Valletta proper (we took the stairs though!) and you come out onto the Upper Barrakka Gardens. The views are amazing, right across to the Fort St Angelo and the harbour.

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