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Torre Tavira

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Address: Calle Marques del Real Tesoro 10, 11001 Cadiz, Spain
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Watch tower from the eighteenth century, situated in the down town and the...

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 enjoy wonderful views of CádizIts Cámara Obscura was the first one installed in Spain.

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We had a nice stop at the tower and enjoyed the camera obscura presentation. The views were great and worth the climb and he modest cost.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a nice stop at the tower and enjoyed the camera obscura presentation. The views were great and worth the climb and he modest cost.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The tower offers 360 degree views from an open rooftop (Cadiz can be windy!) and also a closed room below. The Camera Obscura is worth the cost (contrary to an earlier critical review). Just remember, you're paying not just for the Camera and presentation (in Spanish and English) but also for the tower upkeep.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic views and interesting information. Able to see the whole of the city from the dark room. The guide was superb incorporating facts with hilarious asides. Well worth the €6 entrance fee. I managed to lose my entrance ticket DOH but they soon verified I had in fact bought one PHEW! They were very helpful and didn't make me feel... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I hated the stairs which are made of glass and you can see down which is horrid when you are scared of heights but once up the camera Obscura was fun and the view from the top all across Cadiz was great. It's the highest point of the city I think at least of the older buildings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

€5 to climb the top of the tower and experience the best views of Cadiz. Spectacular sights, definitely recommend going if you can- especially photographer fanatics!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many steps but worth the climb to enjoy the views over Cádiz from the top. The price of €6 per adult includes a guided visit of the camera obscura. Our guide was very informative and made it a fun visit for us and the kids. Care must be taken with children going up and down the steel and glass stairs.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly the tower provides fantastic views over the city. Secondly make sure you see the camera obscura in action, it's amazing!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in an old watch tower, the camera obscura provides a visitor with a good bird's-eye overview of the layout of the old town. There are a good number of stairs to climb, but opportunities to take a break are provided along the way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's one of the best point to view the town of cadiz all around, its composi on different level and hall the price of the ticked its very cheap and 5/6 euros are absolutly well spend for the telescope... very intresting the second floor hall too,when you can find on different pannel ,the history of cadiz about 18 century and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At 6 euros each it was a cheap visit. Obviously quite a few steps, but they are glass semi transparent which for some people could be a problem. A decent view from the top.

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