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Lower Barrakka Gardens, Valletta

(4.5/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Perched on a bastion edge overlooking the harbor, Lower Barrakka Gardens offers an escape from the scorching sun, plus memorable scenic vistas. The garden features numerous shady resting spots surrounded by Mediterranean shrubs and historic monuments. Watch the cruise liners and other ships enter and leave the port, and see the neoclassical cenotaph dedicated to Alexander Ball, who led the joint Maltese and British armed forces during the Great Siege of Malta. Nearby attractions include a former hospital of the Maltese Knights. Work out when and for how long to visit Lower Barrakka Gardens and other Valletta attractions using our handy Valletta trip itinerary planner.
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  • an overhang and a beautiful view from this place of benches to rest go is a must
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  • Beautiful view, nice place, well wooded, with fountain and a peace that the times is only possible in a charming town with Valletta in Malta
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  • I have visited both upper and lower, a little different atmosphere, which is attractive. Until me or the local people were lower than is found by chance on the way in, but I feel. At the entrance to small shops (cafes). View on a bench overlooking the sea, of course, and break a couple of romantic in appearance, was wonderful.
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  • Great garden with great views. Has some interesting monuments, and lovely benches to wind down on. A recommended bar/bistro just at the entrance for refreshments.
  • I really like this place and i prefer it over the Upper Barrakka Garden, which is full of tourist. Since this garden is smaller and a bit far from the main touristic attractions, there aren't lot of tourists/visitors here. It's very quite, beautiful and with a nice view to Vittoriosa. Definitely worth to visit this garden.
  • Very nice and relaxed garden enjoyed time there. And they have toilets there
  • Enchanting, with breathtaking views of the sea and the harbor!! Don't miss the hanging vine flowers in the middle of the garden! They look almost carnivorous :)
  • A green spot in the capital of Malta where you can sit, contemplate and relax watching the beautiful seaviews.