Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta
Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Once reserved as a retreat for the Knights of the Italian langue, Upper Barrakka Gardens today is one of the country's most beautiful public gardens. The park, created in 1755, sits perched at the highest point of the city walls and offers superb views of the Grand Harbor, the old towns of Senglea and Vittoriosa, and the Saluting Battery below. Relish the gardens' striking vistas and discover a number of significant statues, including a gift from Winston Churchill and an artwork created by one of Malta's best-known sculptors, Antonio Sciortino. Relax on one of the many benches, and grab refreshments from the small on-site cafe. Add Upper Barrakka Gardens and other attractions to your Valletta trip itinerary using our Valletta holiday planner.
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Ottima vista ed ottima rappresentazione con lo sparo del cannone!!! Avviene alle 12 ed alle 16 ..... Noi siamo arrivati in tempo per quello delle 12..... ci siamo affacciati dalla balconata al termine... read more »Great view and excellent representation with the firing of the cannon! Takes place at 12 and 16 ... We arrived on time for one of 12 ... we leaned out from the balcony at the end of the garden from where you can see a beautiful panorama. ... recommendshow original
On arrive en navette bateau on monte au septième ciel dans un ascenseur de fou Et ici tout n'est que calme luxe et voluptéIt happens in shuttle boat we go up to heaven in a crazy lift and everything here is that quiet luxury and pleasureshow original
We stopped for a rest and have a drink at the little kiosk. We really enjoyed the lovely gardens and the views across Grand Harbour.
A must visit. Beautiful gardens. Everyday the Canon sounds at 12:00. Memorials dedicated to many famous figures such as Churchill, Einstein. Large beds of geraniums infuse a wonderful scent accompanied by cooling shade.
The elevator ride costs one Euro, or one can walk up the 600+ steps. The view is definitely worth it. Don't miss the noon Canon salute.
The Upper Barrakka Gardens are a public garden in Valletta, Malta. They are twinned with the LowerBarrakka Gardens in the same city, and offers a panoramic view of the Grand Harbour. The gardens provide some of the most beautiful views of the city and the harbour, it is a great place to just kick your feet up and relax and just enjoy that amazing Maltese sunshine.
Peaceful place. Take a minute and relax here surrounded by pigeons, trees and fountain's sounds. Don't miss the noon canon salute.
Beautiful views and a lot to see. The coolest spot in Valetta when the breeze bows of the sea.
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