Upper Barrakka Gardens

Top 1% of attractions in Malta
8 / 10

5 expert reviews

“Where knights once honed their fencing skills under a covered loggia (now open to the sky), a troupe of cats and some greenery occupy this lofty lookout.”

– Fodor's

Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Head to the Upper Barrakka Gardens for sweeping panoramic views of the Grand Harbour." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"Come to the Upper Barrakka Gardens for unparalleled panoramic views over Valetta! " Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"These colonnaded gardens perched high above Grand Harbour were created in the late 16th century as a relaxing haven for the Knights from the nearby Auberge d'Italie." Full review
Independent Independent
"A day at the Upper Barrakka Gardens guarantees views over the azure Grand Harbour and Fort St Angelo...in the lush gardens themselves, you’ll find fountains, monuments and a neoclassical shrine"

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