Bardo National Museum

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Bardo National Museum

The Bardo museum is the biggest in the country and is a must-visit for history and art enthusiasts. The majestic building houses unique Roman mosaics and unique artifacts discovered in the area during excavation works started in the 19th century. A guided tour is highly recommended.

Do & See

Get lost in the maze of the Medina's windy streets, occasionally stopping to marvel at the work of craftsmen or admire local art and architecture. Pay a visit to one of the former Islamic schools (many of them have been turned into cultural centers), and remember to stop for a glass of traditional hot mint tea. Only a few kilometers west of the city centre lie the coastal suburbs of Carthage, La Marsa and Gammarth, where most holiday resorts and luxury hotels are located. While La Marsa and Gammarth are known for their vibrant nightlife, Carthage (former seat of the powerful Carthaginian Empire) with its ancient Roman ruins is a must to explore for history lovers.