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Upper Barrakka Gardens

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Address: Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1220, Malta
Phone Number: 21225277
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Valletta Walking Tour Including Grandmaster’s Palace

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Beautiful oasis of calm from the busy city of Valletta. The gardens offer a cool place to sit and think about where you'll go next. Take your camera as the views over the grand... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful oasis of calm from the busy city of Valletta. The gardens offer a cool place to sit and think about where you'll go next. Take your camera as the views over the grand harbour are amazing and if you're there at mid-day you'll hear the gun go off.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We approached the gardens from the barrakka lift which cost e1 for a return trip. The gardens are full of beautiful flowers, statues and fountains. The view is of Valletta harbour and the cannons below. From the gardens, the shops in Valletta are a short walk.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

After a couple of hours walking around in Valletta, this is a lovely place to go for a little rest. Views are stunning and the sound of the fountain is very relaxing. You might find it challenging to find a seat in the shade, but step to the front of the terrase and you will get a bit of a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The gardens are small but nice and the little café there offers a break in some very welcome shade. The reason to visit though are the good views over the Grand Harbour in addition to the 12 o'clock canon shots, which you can observe (and hear) from there.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Fabulous view of the harbour and the Saluting Battery. Gets very busy just before mid-day when the gun goes off. Lots of seating around the gardens both in sun and shade to suit everyone. Lovely place to rest while visiting Valletta. Handy little snack bar to get a cold drink while you take time out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

When visiting Valletta, the garden is a great place to visit and get out of the sun for a while. Sit and relax on one of its many benches and enjoy a cool drink or espresso at the little cafe. And of course, you won't want to miss the stunning views looking across the Grand Harbour. Not to be missed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Lovely views from up here. You can sit at the fountain.....its very peaceful. Great place for peace and quiet....very tranquil. Great place for contemplation or to rest your weary legs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A lovely quiet garden near the edge of the city. Nice place to chill out and take in the sights, also try the Lower gardens.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Although a small area it is well worth visiting as it is a small area of paradise. Ignore the building works as these do not affect the gardens. Go at 12 and catch the firing of the guns.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Must visit venue during any visit to Valletta. Views of the Harbour are breathtaking and show the grandeur of the Order of Saint John's vision for Valletta and their reign as seafarers during several centuries.

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Address: Address: Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1220, Malta
Phone Number: 21225277
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Valletta

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