Gardens

GARDJOLA GARDENS

Fort St. Michael, Senglea, Malta

Gardjola Gardens

Constructed on a grid pattern in 1551 by order of Grandmaster De La Sengle, the Gardjola Gardens in Senglea offer a panoramic view that includes the docks in Marsa, Valletta, the entrance to the Grand Harbour and Fort St. Angelo.

The sentry box placed on the tip of the bastion, ‘il-gardjola’, epitomises the role of the fortifications around the harbour. On the sentry box there are sculptured various symbols of watchfulness, namely the eye, the ear, and the crane bird. The inscription in Latin assures the inhabitants of the harbour area to rest at ease, as the tower stands guard against any hostile force that may attempt to approach Maltese shores.

Contact Information

  • Contact: Senglea Local Council
  • Phone: +356 21662424
  • Phone: +356 21806635
  • Fax: +356 21662566

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