Tavira: Camera Obscura


Torre de Tavira

Torre de Tavira

View from the entry of the Pousada to the tower "Torre de Tavira", located on the highest point in the upper town. Built in 1931 it used to be a water reservoir.


Torre de Tavira: Câmara Obscura

Torre de Tavira: Câmara Obscura

Today the tower is a real tourist attraction. The installation of a mirror system on rooftop has converted is to a lookout point, offering a 360° panoramic to the city and its surroundings.


Torre de Tavira: Courtyard

Torre de Tavira: Courtyard

The inner courtyard depicts models of the planets of our solar system.


Torre de Tavira: Planetary System

Torre de Tavira: Planetary System


Torre de Tavira: Panoramic View

Torre de Tavira: Panoramic View

View from the tower to northern direction towards the Gilao river and its bridges.


Tavira: Camera Obscura

Tavira: Camera Obscura

A session of the guided tour lasts 15 minutes, and up to 15 people can attend it. Acess to the tower is by the outer starircase, or more conveniently, by an elevator.

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