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Upper Barrakka Gardens

Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1220, Malta
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“grand harbour” (885 reviews)
“at noon” (262 reviews)
Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1220, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

For those who thinks that Malta is just beaches and dry land, have a look at this place. LOVED IT!!!

Thank Victor P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really beautiful place to see, great views and do go at noon to see the canon fire. The whole city is magical but this place of calm adds to its beauty, definitely visit. The lower gardens were also lovely (and arguably even a better spot...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A little garden at the edge of the city with a really nice view and some terraces. We came here to relax, admire the view and did the saluting batteries while there (be sure to be there at 12:00)

Thank Laurens B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice location to relax, drink something cold and admire the view of Grand Harbour. there s a elevator to goes down directly to Grand Harbour. nees to know, the elevator goes down by free but up cost 1 euro :)

Thank annynutza
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited here as we always do when visiting Malta. Great views of the Grand Harbour of Valletta.with the added bonus of watching the firing of the midday cannon, this is also done at 4pm. You can also gain entrance to the saluting battery for a...More

1  Thank NGH28860
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The view from gardens will make sure you take lots of panoramas. Clear day essential. We loved the fountain and little cafe! Worth a visit. Tip: there is lift from gardens to sea level for a trip on a ferry/ harbor tour.

Thank Reinart D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A visit won't take more than 15 mins unless you use the benches around, nice vistas but not jaw dropping. It's too high in he ranking for my taste there are better parks around but ok...

Thank DonCesar
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the visit. If you go at midday they fire the cannon in a ceremony enacted by servicemen in historical costumes. You can take the sky lifts down the thousand metre drop to the lower docks where all the cruise liners dock

Thank Paul SP L
Reviewed 2 days ago

They fire the cannons daily at noon and 16:00, you can see this for free on the upper tier but for a few euros you can get right next to the guns and feel the force of the explosion.

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is great introduction to Valletta when coming across from Birgu/Vittorosa. If you use the ferry the lift is free up to the gardens. You can walk it but be prepared, it takes a long time and there's no escape once you've committed (see photo...More

Thank Sally D
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10 November 2015|
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Response from cab_eden | Reviewed this property |
It is at the opposite side of Valetta which involves walking uphill and steps or you can walk around the perimeter wall of Valletta
22 September 2015|
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Response from eileenanddavid2015 | Reviewed this property |
Looks like it's open longer in summer than winter!
Debi G
27 January 2015|
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Response from wessex-andy | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, but it's a winding route. Go through the short tunnel and follow round to the left to Victoria Gate. Through the gate and turn left up the steps and at the top turn right over the bridge (the Bridge Bar is worth... More