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Bardo museum; two museums in one!

Your Guru: Saber صابر
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4.6
5 ratings
  • Tunis
  • Available in Arabic, English, Spanish, French, Italian
  • 2h

About the Guru

I am a Tunisian tour guide

I am a Tunisian tour guide

About the Tour

Hello Guruwalker Community ...

Please note that
1/ Free walk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guide' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give 10€ per person , some people give 50€, you choose the price.
2/ As a licensed national tour guide, same day reservations are not allowed, as I may not be in Tunis at all, or have other tours.

Im a certified national tour guide. Polyglot, young and dynamic, with 17 years of experience, I invite you to discover the wealthy cultural and artistic heritage of my country. Tunisia is known as a sun and beach destination, but it has many surprises, especially for the most curious tourists. By the way, my Tunisia is much richer than what is usually shown. So come and watch Tunisia through my eyes. You will not regret it. 

The Bardo museum is the oldest and the most important of Tunisian museums. Over a century ago, it was established in the premises of a Beylical palace, for the most part built in the mid XIXth century, and which has retained all the features of a princely residence. It underwent several refurbishments to adapt to the expanding collections and to the ever-increasing flows of visitors, but today it is undergoing a huge restructuring plan to improve its visibility and legibility. Thousands of objects originating from excavations carried out all over the country during the XIXth and XXth centuries are on display. These are divided into departments between fifty or so rooms and galleries, illustrating the various stages of Tunisia’s history, from prehistory to the middle of the last century, which in chronological order are prehistory, the Punic-Libyic period, the Roman and early Christian periods, with the Vandal and Byzantine eras, and finally, the Islamic period running to contemporary times. Thanks to its collection of mosaics, the Bardo museum has gained an international reputation for the richest, the most varied and the most refined collection. Amongst the finest pieces it holds are the representation of Virgil surrounded by muses, or the pavement of Dionysos giving Ikarios the gift of the vine, or another celebrating the triumph of Neptune, to mention only a few of the key exhibits. But these are not the museum’s only assets.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Bardo museum , in the main entrance!

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (5)

4.6
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14 Mar 2020 Hamburg
Verified booking
Travelled in group - Mar 2020

Saber is a very friendly and competent guide, both in English and French - we got interesting insights and enjoyed the tour very much.

Response from Saber صابر
thank you so much, see you soon!
Jennifer
27 Jan 2020 Melbourne

I organized a tour of the Bardo Museum with Saber to provide local insight on the artifacts. Saber was punctual, friendly, had a great sense of humour and was very knowledgeable, providing me with a greater appreciation of what I was seeing. A great experience, I recommend contacting Saber for a tour.

Response from Saber صابر
Thanks Jennifer it was a pleasure. See you soon!
M fernanda
12 Jan 2020 Murcia
Verified booking
Travelled in group - Jan 2020

Genial, aunque sea un museo y parecería obvio que puedes ir mirando y leyendo la información que te escriben de cada obra, no hay como hacerlo con quien te puede señalar detalles que uno solo no apreciaría y añadir otros datos

Response from Saber صابر
muchas gracias, hasta pronto!
Simmi
17 Oct 2019

GreaT tour! Saber is extremely informative and makes the experience highly informative while also being fun! I would highly recommend him.

Response from Saber صابر
Thank you Simmi. I'm happy you enjoyed the walking tour!
Cloe
29 Sep 2019 Madrid

Saber como siempre , estubo genial , pero el museo en si solo tiene mosaicos , a mi parecer es innecesario ir con guia por que puedes leer en ingles los comentario al pie de cada obra .. Pero si quereis hacerla si o si con guia , saber es perfecto !!

Response from Saber صابر
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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!