Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta

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About Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta

Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta - Address

Address: TriqSant' Orsla, Il-Belt Valletta, Malta

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

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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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  • Good place to visit with friends and family. Awesome experience. Set at the highest point, the city walls of the barrakka garden offers an amazing view to see the firing in the grand Harbour. One can also have the panoramic view of the 3 cities, shipyard and the harbour. Before it was used as a line of defense. Nowadays it is used to welcome ships into the harbour. The firing is done at noon and at 4pm to help the ship masters set there watch according to the time.

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  • Great views across bay. Lovely place to sit. Very peaceful even when it's busy. Some great historical places nearby too. Lift to harbour and some questionable restaurants.

  • sensational views of the 3 cities, and the saluting garden is interesting with live gun demonstrations and firing. €1 for the elevator (or included in ferry price from Birgu) makes it well worth a visit. Simply beautiful

  • A must see if in Valetta! It is a well maintained garden space with plenty of seating and public restrooms. From the viewing platform you have a great view of the 3 cities and the harbour. Each day, they also do a historical cannon shooting, well worth a watch.

  • Beautiful gardens with plenty of shade and public benches make for a great place to relax and have a rest from exploring Valletta. The views from the terrace overlooking the battery are also lovely as you can look out to sea as well as into the harbour.

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