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Upper Barrakka Gardens

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November 22, 2019
Lovely views of one of Europe's sea ports.
November 08, 2019
Best view of the grand harbour is from here TIP: go for sunset on a nice day, and then take elevator down and ferry to the three cities its lovely
September 07, 2019
From the Upper Barrakka Gardens you can enjoy a spectacular view of the the Birgu, Bormla and Senglea, also known as the Three Cities. The mouth of the Grand Harbour faces north east and is bounded to the north by Fort St Elmo, and is further sheltered by an isolated breakwater. The Harbour is…
August 13, 2019
Incredible views - have an ice cream or a beer here and take in the views
July 03, 2019
A must see if you visit Valletta, also includes a cafe/restaurant (expect high tourist prices though). Amazing views.

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