Lower Barrakka Gardens

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Lower Barrakka Gardens

The Lower Barakka Gardens (Il-Barrakka t'Isfel) is a garden in Valletta, Malta, and it is twinned with the Upper Barrakka Gardens in the same city. It offers a view of the Grand Harbour and the breakwater. It includes the Monument to Sir Alexander Ball, which is a prominent feature in the form of a neoclassical temple located at the centre of the garden. In addition the terrace area features, a number of commemorative plaques dedicated to, amongst others, the Hungarian revolution of 1956, the Prague spring, Giuseppe Garibaldi and the 50th anniversary of the European Union.

View of the Grand Harbour from the garden's terrace

Coordinates: 35°53′51″N 14°31′4″E / 35.89750°N 14.51778°E / 35.89750; 14.51778