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Camera Obscura Admission Ticket
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On the skyline of the pretty Moorish town of Tavira stands a strange construction. A cylindrical form on spindly legs with what appears to be a single eye that slowly turns to observe the town, it's presence like that of an alien spaceship from War...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Calcada da Galeria, 12 | Torre de Tavira, Tavira 8800-306, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fell upon this whilst walking round the area very interesting worth a visit nice place to sit whilst waiting for your turn

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lswords
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you have not been to a camera obscure this is a great chance for you. You get to see Tavira from a completely different angle. The guide fills you in on the history of various buildings in town and you are oriented to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SCtripchick
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

A great informative visit, guide really friendly and knowledgeable, never seen a camara before , really insiteful looking at a real view, made us careful as too what we did later in the town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank madmike58
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Great to see the town in real time. The guide was excellent and very informative, The Camera Obscura is based in an old water tower and cost us €7.00 entrance fee for the two of us (seniors!).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mitaroc
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across the Camra Obscura after walking through the castle ramparts. We paid €4 each and went up in the lift to a darkened room. The host was friendly, amusing and mildly engaging until he found out we were from the Manchester area UK when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patsypuddlehead
Reviewed 20 October 2018

I have never been to a camera obscura and so was very curious and the sign outside highlights the high tripadvisor score so I was drawn in. It was only 4 euros but it was not worth the money. The guide didn't wait for all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jo L
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Views and a nice dialogue from the guide. Took about 20 minutes for the whole show. Great stop and interesting way to look at and hear about Tavira. Well worth the 4 euros.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank flyguy360
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting 'tour'of Tavira thanks to the lens perched atop a disused water tower. Well worth the 4euro admission

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank anitaround
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

15 minute slot for viewing of Tavira reflected by mirrors onto large circular board. Interesting commentary. Worth a visit if not seen camera obscura before.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Margot M
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Unfortunately the lift was not working when we visited but we went up the steps anyway. The young lady giving the demonstration/talk was very interesting. It was definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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