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Camara Oscura Alcazar Jerez de la Frontera

Alcazar Jerez de la Frontera | Alameda Vieja, 11403 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
+34 956 14 99 55
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Alcazar Jerez de la Frontera | Alameda Vieja, 11403 Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
+34 956 14 99 55
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

We waited for the tour in English. Not knowing what to expect, we were taken up the tower into a darkened room. We were joined by a small group. The presenter was very good holding your attention at all times

1  Thank figsbury
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Such an interesting experience. I have seen camera obscura for the first time in Jerez de la Frontera so I cannot compare it to any others, but I had a great time. The guide was great and funny. If you have a choice, choose a...More

Thank zinka_b
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of our Alcazar ticket for an extra couple of euros. We have never been to one of these, so found the concept itself quite interesting, as well as the sharpness of the images. Our guide explained how the camera worked as well...More

Thank 743natstar
Reviewed 12 April 2017

the alcazar is a wonderful place to visit and i am amazed by cameras obscuras. the view isn't as absoluetoly breathtaking as from torre tavira in cadiz but it is still worth a visit. the staff is awesome and shares a lot of interesting info

Thank Livelifemas
Reviewed 12 September 2016

As a fan of camera obscura this was a real treat in the centre of Cadiz. Our 'guide' spoke excellent English so we enjoyed a dual language presentation which was both interesting and entertaining. The camera also, understandably, enjoys excellent views across the city so...More

1  Thank SB2015SB
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It's really worth going: it takes a short time, and it allows the full view of Jerez. It also allowed me to understand how Canaletto painted his many views of Venice: simply using a camera obscura!

Thank franciricci69
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Don't miss it. If you haven't seen one before you will be hooked and search them out for the future. Fascinating and great explanation and demonstration. I think it is free on Monday afternoons but it's not expensive anyway.

Thank Tiish
Reviewed 6 May 2016

High tech medieval times, very interesting visit well worth the visit with a great explanation . It only takes about 45 min.

Thank sergiorms
Reviewed 16 March 2016

In the camera obscura you can have a panoramic and unique view of Jerez. It works with two lenses and a mirror so the images are real and in movement. It is the same opotical principel of a photo camera that was discovered by Leonardo...More

Thank Eva B
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Understated but beautiful views. I loved the various displays and information. Some in English and some in Spanish. Take your time.

Thank Petacat
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