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Torre Tavira, Cadiz

Categories: Observation Decks, Tourist Spots
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At Torre Tavira, take in views of the city and the bay from the highest point in Cádiz. As you ascend the stairs to the terrace, view paintings and photos inspired by the city’s numerous watchtowers. In the first hall, learn the history and evolution of the camera obscura, located below the terrace. Don’t miss its projection room, where a special pinhole camera displays panoramic views of the city outside. In the second exhibition hall, informational panels describe Cádiz’s 18th- and 19th-century trading history with the Americas. Using our custom trip planner, Cadiz attractions like Torre Tavira can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • from the terrace of the tower you can enjoy a beautiful panorama of Cadiz and the ocean but most interesting is the camera obscura with 360 degree vision and zoomed out of the city's buildings and special, not to be missed
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  • The Tavira Tower is one of the highest points in Cadiz. From the top observation deck you have great views of the entire city, fantastic for taking pictures. The best reason to visit Tavira Tower is f...  read more »
  • steep climb and entrance fee . you may rethink if it is a good idea for the 360 degree view. but if you are fit... recommended meutermedia 
  • How not to mention that it's probably one of the main reasons many people go into the city old center of Cadiz. Not only you'll enjoy a wonderful, panoramical view, but it is overall a place with an important history over the last centuries, when Cadiz was a major harbour. Very interesting to learn about the dark-room concept and mirror reflection. Of course the guide will make you experiment it. More than worth it: a must see!
  • Nice views from the rooftop. The black-room concept is interesting and I recommend it because you quicky see the main spots to visit in Cadiz. Must say that the black-room guide just speaks Spanish and English
  • Stairs are a challenge if you have a thing about heighrs, but well worth pushing yourself. Ta for the restaurant advice!
  • Very nice to see 'all' of Cádiz through the camera obscura and climb the tower.
  • 6€ for an unusual view over Cadiz is not exactly good value for money. The "camera" (a mirror) is ok for kids but nothing special. It's been built 20 years ago for tourists, so...
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