Upper Barrakka Gardens

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  • Address: TriqSant' Orsla, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
  • Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Monument, Statue, Family And Kids

About Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta

The Upper Barrakka Gardens are an exquisite site in Valletta. These charming gardens are a great place to take a refreshing break from all the sightseeing that you will be doing during your trip to the city. The gardens are a great setting for destination weddings and proposals as well.

This place is a stunning view point. You will be able to avail spectacular views of Valletta’s glorious harbor as well as the busy city from this vantage point. The cannons that fire from the Saluting Battery are not to be missed. Beautiful stone monuments and structures decorate the place. The Gardens may be small but their picturesque setting is certainly one to be experienced and a view from the top is worth having while in Valletta.

Upper Barrakka Gardens Information

  • Ticket Price is Free.
  • The place closes at dusk. There is no closing time as such.
  • A cannon fires at noon and sunset everyday which can be viewed from the gardens.

Upper Barrakka Gardens Opening and Closing Hours

  • The Saluting Battery is open daily from 9.00 am till 5.00 pm.Ticket prices is Euro 4.70.

How To reach Upper Barrakka Gardens by Public Transport

  • Lascaris (Bus)

Restaurants Near Upper Barrakka Gardens

  • La Mere Restaurant
  • Guze
  • Rampila Restaurant

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Things to Know Before Visiting Upper Barrakka Gardens

  • 95% of people who visit Valletta include Upper Barrakka Gardens in their plan

  • 48.3% of people start their Upper Barrakka Gardens visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Upper Barrakka Gardens

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

56.96% of people prefer walking in order to reach Upper Barrakka Gardens

People normally club together St Johns Co Cathedral and National Museum Of Archaeology while planning their visit to Upper Barrakka Gardens.

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Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta Reviews

  • A great public garden for many reasons: it has got the proper scale, not very small nor too large; not fenced but rather semi-enclosed on most of its sides by a double arcade and a few structures; and through the arcade it opens up onto a spectacular view over the Grand Harbour. It's nice to rest there on a bench overlooking the central pond and watch the beautiful flowers and the people pass by. There is also access to public toilets.

  • Outstanding view of the grand harbour, we'll maintained and clean gardens. Unfortunately got there too late for the war rooms or saluting battery but the gardens on their own made up the trip to the top. Highly recommend if you want some amazing photo opportunities of the grand harbour

  • The Upper Barrakka Gardens are a beautiful public garden in Valletta and offers a panoramic view of the Grand Harbour. The garden is located on the upper tier of St. Peter & Paul Bastion and you can see the Saluting Battery. In the park there are several memorial monuments of prominent people. For example Winston Churchill. Best time to visit is when the the sun goes down because of the great view over the grand harbor and the "three cities" on the south side of Valetta.

  • Lovely with spectacular views if the grand harbour. Beautiful garden, lovely flowers. A peaceful place to spend some time with all the family.

  • Great views over the harbour and city. The lift is worth taking: €1 up and free to go down. They have a daily cannon firing along with war rooms and tours. The little cafe/bar in the gardens is quite reasonable with only a slight premium for its location. If the weather is good, try their Aperol Spritz. Very refreshing!

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