Air photo of the The Saluting Battery
The Saluting Battery
Daily, at 12.00 noon and 16.00hrs, a historical re-enactment takes place here by people wearing period costumes of British military of WWI. During the re-enactment, a cannon is fired ceremoniously. In the past, the noon-day gun was a means to adjust ship's clocks, especially when they had come from a different time zone, via Gibraltar or the Suez Canal.
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The Upper Barrakka Gardens are situated on the St Peter and St Paul Bastions.
Mondays till Sundays Daily
Winter 8:00 - 15:30
summer 8:00 - 12:00
About 7.30 to dark
Not open to the public / no entry
Advice 30 minutes before closing
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Adults (18-59 yrs)
Children (6-11 yrs)
|Family Pack (2 Adults and 2 children under 13 yrs)|
Prices depend on the performance and are not always the same.
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Photo below: Demonstration of the firing of the cannon.
Photo below: The Saluting Battery seen from the Grand Harbor.
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