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Watch tower from the eighteenth century, situated in the down town and the highest point of the city, turned today into a focal point of cultural interest. The tower has two exhibition halls, the Camera Obscura and the terrace from which you can...more
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Calle Marques del Real Tesoro 10, 11001 Cadiz, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great option to take in the early morning views of Cadiz. Lovely photo options from the top and the camera obscura is a fun attraction also.

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Torre Tavira is in the center of Cadiz and well worth a detour in the morning. We arrived shortly after opening but could only book tickets for later in the day, so make sure to plan ahead, especially when you see large cruise ships in...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Torre Tavira C, Responsable relaciones públicas at Torre Tavira, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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¡Hola Ivy_Bergen! Muchas gracias por compartir su experiencia en Torre Tavira con el resto de usuarios de TripAdvisor. Su recomendación...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a cruise that stopped in Cadiz. The tower is located in Old Town and was only a 15 minute walk from where the cruise ship docks. The entrance fee was €6 or €5 (seniors) which included entrance to the Camera Obscura (which...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Torre Tavira C, Responsable relaciones públicas at Torre Tavira, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Buenas tardes GWToronto, Muchísimas gracias por tomarse el tiempo de escribir una reseña tan detallada y amable sobre Torre Tavira....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing piece of construction which gives you a birds eye view of Cadiz. There is a presentation on how it works and the guide if not busy is happy to answer questions. Well worth the climb to the roof for some great...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Torre Tavira C, Responsable relaciones públicas at Torre Tavira, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Buenas tardes Taistel, Muchas gracias por la amable reseña que ha escrito sobre Torre Tavira. Es un placer que las...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going to the top of the tower gave us a chance to see much of Cádiz from above. Great view! The part where you look through the camera obscura was just ok. The guide gave a 15 min talk where he pointed out some landmarks...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Torre Tavira C, Responsable relaciones públicas at Torre Tavira, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Buenas tardes, Muchas gracias por compartir su experiencia en Torre Tavira con la comunidad de TripAdvisor. Nos alegra mucho que...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Cadiz for a couple of days last year and walked past the entrance to the Tower without even recognising it was there and again thsi year we walkd past on our way to the Mercardo and it was only when we sat...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Torre Tavira C, Responsable relaciones públicas at Torre Tavira, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Buenas tardes, Muchísimas gracias por tomarse el tiempo de escribir una reseña tan detallada sobre Torre Tavira y por incluir...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommend hour on trip. You will get a good view of city and an enjoyable 20 minute talk on the city with the camera obscura. Perhaps a good way to start any 1-2 day trip by way of orientation. Get in and book though. Given...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Torre Tavira C, Responsable relaciones públicas at Torre Tavira, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Buenas tardes Culture, Muchísimas gracias por recomendar Torre Tavira a la comunidad de TripAdvisor. Como bien ha señalado, visitar la...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an absolute amazing place to visit. I love camera obscura. When you think about them they are a trip into the past from some of the very early days of photography. The guides are incredibly knowledgeable and you can book your visit in...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Torre Tavira C, Responsable relaciones públicas at Torre Tavira, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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¡Hola Ainsley! Muchísimas gracias por su agradable reseña y recomendación. Nos alegra mucho que le gustara tanto la cámara oscura....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of those places where you might think that you are going to feel let down, but no , not the case. Not too expensive, it is probably worth the entrance for the views from the tower. Celia(?) our camera operator was superbly...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mike L
Torre Tavira C, Responsable relaciones públicas at Torre Tavira, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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¡Hola Mike! Muchísimas gracias por su amable reseña y su valoración. Nos encanta saber que visitantes de todo el mundo...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steady climb but not difficult passing on galleries to learn about the history and about the camera obscura one of the first in Spain. Can get busy with large groups. Discount for seniors.More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Torre Tavira C, Responsable relaciones públicas at Torre Tavira, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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¡Hola Yvonne! Gracias por tomarse el tiempo de escribir una reseña sobre Torre Tavira. Sí que hay muchas escaleras hasta...More

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aleksandragoldi
7 May 2019|
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Response from Torre Tavira C | Property representative |
Hola, La tarifa regular de entrada es de 6€. Contamos con una tarifa reducida de 5€ aplicable a estudiantes y niños, personas mayores de 65 años, familias numerosas, personas con discapacidad y grupos de más de 10 personas... More
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kis496
17 July 2017|
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They seem to run very frequently I'd say about every 30 minutes, but the problem is that it may not be in your language every 30 minutes. Although this would not be ideal I still think you'd enjoy the camera obscura. No need... More
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60graeme
21 September 2015|
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Response from Torre Tavira C | Property representative |
Good morning, 60graeme :-). First we would like to thank you for your interest in visiting our tower. These are our opening hours: October - April: 10:00 - 18:00 hrs. May - September: 10:00 - 20:00 hrs The last session in... More
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