Upper Barrakka Gardens

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: TriqSant' Orsla, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
  • Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Monument, Statue, Family And Kids

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.

  • 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.

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

  • Lascaris (Bus)

  • La Mere Restaurant
  • Guze
  • Rampila Restaurant

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  • Upper Barrakka Gardens Address: TriqSant' Orsla, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta
  • Upper Barrakka Gardens Timing: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Upper Barrakka Gardens Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Upper Barrakka Gardens(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Upper Barrakka Gardens: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Valletta include Upper Barrakka Gardens in their plan

  • 45.03% of people start their Upper Barrakka Gardens visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

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

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

53.32% of people prefer walking in order to reach Upper Barrakka Gardens

People normally club together St Johns Co Cathedral and Valletta Waterfront while planning their visit to Upper Barrakka Gardens.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • A stunningly beautiful Victorian garden preserved to the present with an amazing view of the Grand Harbour and the other cities across the water. It presents a lovely place to take photos, to take in the harbour, and to watch events. Including the firing of the watch cannons which present absolute local noon according to the Royal Observatory in Greenwich UK. Though the local church bells disagree and have their own noon. Either way it's a fun spectacle.

  • Maintained gardens overlooking the bay and port with the old saluting battery. Saluting shots are fired at 1200 and 1600 at the time of the visit. Nice short ceremony of loading and firing - 15 minutes tops. Has a small venue for drinks. All in all good spot to rest in the shade for a bit but the park is very small and receives considerable amount of tourist traffic.

  • Nice little garden. With a fountain on the middle with the battery on the lower level looking over toward fort St Angelo. There is also an elevator down to the waterfront. The Maltese stock exchange is right out front with a restraunt on the other side.

  • The place is beautiful. There are benches to relax and the view is gorgeous. If you happen to be there at the right time you can see them firing the canons.

  • Good point of view on the 3 cities and saluting batteries. A panoramic lift permits you to go down to the 3 cities ferry (free if you have a ferry ticket or 1 euro if you don't have). There are food and drink at good prices. This is more crowded than lower barraka gardens but acceptable (in September)

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