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“Smaller than the upper gardens” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lower Barrakka Gardens

Lower Barrakka Gardens
Valletta, Island of Malta, Malta
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Ranked #13 of 60 things to do in Valletta
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“Smaller than the upper gardens”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We stumbled across the lower Barakka. Gardens, and really loved them. Much smaller than the upper, but similar stunning views and lovely well kept gardens

Visited May 2013
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“Restful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

A lovely place to sit in the shade and see over Grand Harbour and its entrance. Kiosk for cold drinks.

Visited June 2013
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“Lower Barrakka Gardens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Like Upper Barrakka Gardens, Lower Barrakka Gardens are located along the waterfront but here you get a different (though no less stunning view). This is a small area but well planned with plenty of trees offering shade even in the middle of the day. If you're looking for a quiet spot to rest while walking around Valletta, this is a good choice. There's a public convenience (toilet) in the park -- no paper or soap when I went, but it was clean and free of charge. There are various cafes nearby if you need food or drink.

Visited June 2013
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“A great vantage point”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

The views over Valletta's Grand Harbour from these well-maintained gardens is truly spectacular.

Spend an hour or two here, just watching the water-borne world go by!

A great place to watch any cruise ships entering Grand Harbour.

Visited May 2013
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“Lower and littler”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

These gardens are situated some way from the Upper Barrakka Gardens, and are still well above the waterfront. They are smaller, and quieter than their namesake, with more of an air of a local park than a tourist attraction. Sit down quietly on a bench, and see if you can spot the black and green wall lizards scuttling about.

Visited June 2013
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