Lower Barrakka Gardens, Valletta

4.5
#7 of 54 in Parks in Island of Malta
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. Make Lower Barrakka Gardens a centerpiece of your Valletta vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Valletta journey site .
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  • One of the beautiful places in Valletta. Perhaps only because of this garden should definitely visit Valletta. From the walls of his hotel offers wonderful views of the two sides of the Grand Harbour. Garden tidy. Everything blooms, green, there is a fountain. Plenty of benches for rest in hot summer in the shade of the trees. There is a toilet.
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  • Worth a visit to see the gardens and sea view. Not as spectacular as the Upper Barracks but lovely enough.  more »
  • Didn't get to the main gardens, visited the Memorial and Bell Tower. Beautiful location. Well worth a visit.  more »
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  • Get an amazing view of the sea. It is a really cool place with its beautiful domes opening towards the endless sea. There are plenty of benches to relax, can get crowded sometimes but still a must see attraction in Malta. The plants / trees provide enough shade even with the hot sun overhead, it is a place to relax.
  • A garden that is less crowded but just as beautiful as the upper gardens. It’s a bit smaller in space and there is can what be considered to some, a bit f a steep walk back from the lower gardens. There are some scenic views of the port though, and just across is the memorial bell.
  • The views of the Three Cities are stunning. Watch the cruise liners come and go from this vantage point. Great photo shooting location and the kiosk close by makes one of Malta's best home made burgers.
  • Nice looking garden, quiet considering how touristy it is. And it has a public toilet which is appreciated!
  • really well taken care garden, it will be a lovely and refreshing oasis during summer. Amazing views to the three cities, has a small coffee shop that looks to gather loads of people. Also for you fellow instagramers or facebookers there is wifi here. Pop over to the salutation battery, there is only a fee of 3€ but it is worthy if you are into military. Also they fire the canon every day at12pm and 4pm. Enjoy
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