Lower Barrakka Gardens, Valletta

4.5
#7 of 65 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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  • A small garden on the edge of the fortress, great views of the sea, harbor, 3 cities. Benches, fountain, café, many local rest.
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  • Calm, peacefull, any hour of the day. I loved it. Nice stop every day I spent in Valletta. With great view of cource.  more »
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  • Another great vantage point in Valletta is Lower Barrakka Gardens which also has great views over the bay as well as the War siege memorial. There are plenty of seating and it is nice and quiet and a nice escape from the urban jungle of the city centre. As a bonus there is a nice coffee shop and a bar as well.
  • Very pleasant. Plenty of park benches. Most benches are Great Harbour facing. Some with shades. Great vantage points for photos. We went there on Freedom Day. It gave a great view to the boat race down in the Great Harbour.
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