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Good views of the old vrs new

When entering Valletta, Hastings Gardens is to the left, then to the left after a few blocks. You... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
MaltaBound
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Houston, Texas
via mobile
Look for the cats sleeping area

This was a pleasant part of Valletta to walk around and relax. Plenty of places to sit down after... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
JayCeetrips
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Doncaster East, Australia
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

These lovely gardens which have been recently renovated are on the opposite side of the Valletta peninsula to the Upper Barrakka Gardens. The views from here are across the Sliema and Fort Manoel. The gardens are quieter than those overlooking Grand Harbour and a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

A very quiet garden with amazing views over part of the city. We enjoyed sitting,chilling and watching the world go by.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hamish42
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Plently of seats, and stunning views of the Valetta gateway, quiet shady trees, not too many Flowers and not a lot of grass

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JeffOP
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The gardens are perfect place to admire the views from the other side - they overlook the waterfront of Sliema and western Bank of Valetta.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

When entering Valletta, Hastings Gardens is to the left, then to the left after a few blocks. You will walk directly to it. I liked the quietness of this park compared with the two Barrakkas. What is best is comparing the old construction of Valletta...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MaltaBound
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great views see fro miles. Well kept and maintained. Has a relaxed atmosphere. One feels part of history.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

The views are amazing from this place, however i didn't get why this is called 'gardens' because there is no grass on which there are any flowers - it is soil with several nice large trees, no flowers, nothing too spectacular on the 'gardening' front!...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This was a pleasant part of Valletta to walk around and relax. Plenty of places to sit down after a bust time walking the city. If you venture down to the back corner there is an area for stray cats to sleep at night. Little...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JayCeetrips
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

We climbed the steps to left of the city gate to Hastings Gardens, for a different view of Floriana and across to Marxamsett Harbour. Many tourists don’t come here so the gardens are much quieter than say Barrakka but it’s worth going. As a negative...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 1952rcutler
Reviewed May 24, 2018

If you want to escape the crowds this is a good place to come. Sit on a bench, take in the gardens, relax.

Date of experience: May 2018
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