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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Lower Barrakka Gardens Reviews
This garden, essentially the 'twin' of the Upper Barrakka Gardens, is also well worth visiting, despite being even smaller. The gardens contain some interesting monuments, some shade providing trees a... more »
Jardin agréable avec une belle vue sur les 3 Cités et leurs fortifications et le monument de la cloche. more »Pleasant garden with a beautiful view of the 3 Cities and their fortifications and the monument of the bell.
The view is absolutely beautiful and really well preserved. Unlike other landmarks around Europe, what we liked about the gardens was the peaceful nature, and calmness of the area. Would recommend going there to see the sunrise or the sunset as it's a really unforgettable experience.
Lovely Oasis in the heart of the old City of Valletta. Has a cafe but best are the views of the three cities and Grand Harbour. Always a joy to relax in for a few contemplative moments at any hour of the day or evening.
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