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Camera Obscura, Tavira

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Observation Deck Landmark
See a historical piece of technology in action at Camera Obscura, housed in an old water tower. Visit this tallest building in town, and make your way to the top for views of the surrounding city and countryside. While the technology dates back to the 15th century, the circular projection screen appears much like a live video. You'll receive an overview from a member of staff about the history of the city, its culture, and the landmarks you'll see on the screen. Using our online itinerary creator, Tavira attractions like Camera Obscura can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We arrived in Tavira at about 3:30 pm on a Friday. We were staying at The Pousada Hotel which is about a two minute walk from the Camera Obscura. I was so excited to visit the Camera Obscura (I've alw...  more »
  • You must see absolutely, very impressed by this fantastic invention. Great surprise this "camera obscura"  more »
  • Personally I did not enjoy this experience, the darkened room was claustrophobic and very warm. It was a novelty experience and the young lady showing us how it worked was good but sorry I enjoyed the...  more »