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Address: Le Bardo, Tunis 2079, Tunisia
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Spectacular Roman mosaics are the high point of this museum.

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Bardo Museum and Medina Guided Half-Day Tour in Tunis
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Full-Day Tour of Carthage, Sidi Bou Said and Bardo Museum from Tunis

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world class mosaic work

The ancient- the christian and the byzantine idioms are enlivened here. Good state, pristine, 'pebble work', metaphorically the mosaic is solid, constructivist brush work. Here... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2015
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Athens
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

The ancient- the christian and the byzantine idioms are enlivened here. Good state, pristine, 'pebble work', metaphorically the mosaic is solid, constructivist brush work. Here at its best. Thematically, coloristically, narrative and beauty.

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1 Thank Bardangas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

This is an amazing museum! There are almost too many great mosaics to take in during a single visit. The building is being renovated but open nonetheless. Don't forget your camera, pictures are allowed.

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4 Thank Seasondtraveller
Sacramento, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015

This is an interesting space. It combines an old historic building with a contemporary new one. Endless rooms of mosaics and ruins pulled from around the nation. Could use some more explanations in English, but it's pretty amazing to see what they've put here. Lots was missing from the collection during our visit (loaned to a museum in Germany). Locals... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Just as advertised....full of amazing mosaics, I was really impressed. They are presented in a modern, light building an interesting way to spend half a day.

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1 Thank kirstie76
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

As other travelers have noted, this is the place to see stunning examples of mosaics, sculptures, artifacts, etc. The museum is beautifully done with lots of natural light. I was surprised tot be allowed to walk on 7th c. mosaics! You won't be able to see this anywhere else in the world. Entry fee to take pictures is 12 dt.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2015

When the taxi dropped us off.. I thought a mistake had been made. The building is in the middle of the true city (not a touristy spot, as far as I could tell) and fairly unassuming from the entrance...But step inside and WOW! Step in further....AMAZING! If you are a history buff (especially of Roman ruins and mosaics--you will think... More 

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Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

The museum is very good with a lot of mosaics and other statues. Is very beautiful and the entire visit takes a lot of time.

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Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

It is easy to get n with taxi. Not accept more than 6 dinars from the center to museum. Inside very precious Greek repert at 1 floor. The harem is fascinating and very impressive. The location and the exposition are beautiful. Ask for the free guide. Everityng become more clear and Intresting. Takes 2 hours to visit the museum.

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Reviewed 28 December 2014

Don't forget the check the palace area in the first level. Breath taken! For 12 Dinar u can make pics as well!

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Reviewed 27 December 2014

Having visited Carthage yesterday, we were unprepared for the sheer scale and quality/quantity of mosaics. assumed the ones on floor we walked across were recreations but no! The underwater treasures from Mahdia were truly amazing.

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