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Lower Barrakka Gardens, Valletta

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 600+ 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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  • A very interesting garden. Near the entrance there is a fountain and a small temple of Greek inspiration. There are just behind a few arches from which there are beautiful views of the Bay and of the monument which is directly opposite.
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  • Lovely gardens that provide a haven of rest from the heat of the streets in Valletta. Perhaps not as impressive as higher Barrakka gardens in my opinion but just as worthy of a visit Great photo oppor...  read more »
  • We had a walk through Valletta and visited both Lower and Upper Barrakka Gardens. I preferred this one because it was less crowded and the view of the Great Harbour was really nice. 
  • I actually prefer this park over the upper barakka. I found the views almost as incredible but with fewer people and more spaces to find a quiet spot and relax in a park. There are restrooms and a bar serving drinks and snacks just outside the park at the entrance.
  • Beautiful views of the three cities and the Grand Harbour. Perfect to have lunch - at midday you can listen to the Siege Bell War Memorial.
  • Great panoramic view, well maintained garden, good stop for a few minutes of relaxation while visiting Valletta.
  • Great views of the harbour and a nice place to relax after a day's walking around the city. Even better if you get to see any huge ships coming in to port.
  • Stunning view of the harbour. Great place to relax and hang out.
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