Built bi the Hafsid dynasty in the 15t century, the name Bardo comes frae the Spainyie wird "pardo" meanin a garden. Bardo became a residence o the Tunis court in the 18t century. Wi the arrival o Husseinite beys, Bardo became a political, intellectual an releegious center. The ancient beys residence wis actually the site o the Tunisian National Assembly siege, an the National Museum opened thare in 1882.
- (French) Bardo Museum