See the best views of Lisbon….all from one giant plate. It’s the camera obscura at Castelo São Jorge.

A camera obscura is an optical system of lenses and mirrors. Versions of this device can be traced back in time to 470 BC. It is the great, great-grandfather of modern cameras.

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The camera obscura at Castelo São Jorge provides 360º detailed views of the city in real-time. Visitors can see Lisbon monuments, most iconic areas and of course the Tagus River.

The camera obscura activity is one of many attractions at the Castelo São Jorge. To learn more, visit the Castelo São Jorge website.

Camera Obscura
Castelo de S. Jorge

Phone: +351 218 800 620

Hours for Camera Obscura: 10:00 to 17:00 Camera operations are subject to weather conditions)

Hours for Castelo São Jorge:
1 Nov to 28 February – 9:00 to 18:00
1 March to 31 October – 9:00 to 21:00

Tickets to Castelo São Jorge:
€8.50 – general admission
€5.00 for seniors over 65 years, and students up to 25 years
Free – for children up to 10 years



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