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Camera Obscura, Tavira
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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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  • if you are really in a hurry and would like to see the city of tavira in 10 minutes then you have to visit this 'machine' 
  • Very curious, a camera that can meet the small and beautiful town of Tavira island. Worth knowing to have a general idea of the city.
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  • A great way to learn about Tavira and very interesting the way that it is done. Beautiful views of Tavira as you climb the stairs rather than take the lift.