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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

A lovely view over the bay. The food and service are good and people were coming and going constantly

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ivy562
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing view over the harbour and Valletta surroundings. The place is full of tourists and locals and you can stop by for a drink, read a book or just sit to admire the view. On a lower platform you can watch the firing cannons and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank featherdiana
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My favorite place in Valletta. Enjoy the best view of the three Cities in a quiet, green oasis with an old Classical panthenon surrounded by vegetation.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ShaqSpear1313
Reviewed yesterday

These are nice gardens, with loads to see. There's a great view over the Three Cities; there's the series of cannons, and of course there's the amazing lift down to get the ferry to the 3 Cities. This is a fine, relaxing space, and we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SRJB_London
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here twice during our 4 day trip. The first day was by accident as we were just wandering around. The views are absolutely amazing. We then went back on our last day to see the midday cannons. We were told they don’t normally...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Thwaitsy
Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic views of the bay - good photo point. Nice gardens a little café to sit and have a drink in. Good for a "pit stop" when visiting Valletta.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank EssexGardener
Reviewed yesterday

An excellent place to look out over Grand Harbour and towards the three cities. It is a commanding view and consequently is always very busy and crowded. In season, I should think it would be almost unbearable. You can watch the daily firing of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Proventurer
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My Dad was here as a sailor in WWII. I reacted his photos 75 years later. From here you can observe the saluting battery but we opted to pay the small fee for a close up guided tour.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BklynBorn47
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We naturally visited here because of the Barrakka lift, but found the view to be phenomenal and with a shaded garden it’s a nice place to rest. Also, the cafe was excellent and quick. Don’t have to sit down like a restaurant which takes so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 468RichardH
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not exactly gardens the way I think of gardens. The pink phlox made a colourful show. The wall plaques commemorating different people and events were interesting. A very good view over the bay and the cannon battery.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Sahithi S
20 February 2019|
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Response from achyontour | Reviewed this property |
An hour would easily cover both to take photos and admire the view
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!