Katalin Motel and Panzio
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... blue sky. Dionysus is present, and his followers carry tambourines and cymbals. Eros is flying, a putto holds a mirror for Aphrodite, Zeus is perched on his throne, winged Niké bellows out a song, Hades is abducting Persephone, and snakes sliver around the Furies. The side foyers, the Royal Reception Room, the grand staircase and other places will also leave you gaping in awe. Many important artists performed here, including Gustav Mahler, who was also ...
... my map skills too hah
To be honest, I'm not a museum person, but I guess it was kind of a good way to know the culture and to appreciate the Hungarian structures. I think the highlight of the museum would be the piano, which Beethoven had actually played back in the times.
And then it's time for lunch. As I was leaving the museum, I saw that there's a crowd packed outside a little shop, so I went for a look. It was actually a fast food ...
... fish and some exceptional grilled vegetables.again, no problem eating gluten free. Lastly, we set our sights on Old Town Square and the site of one of my favorite monuments: the Jan Hus Monument. I vividly remember this square from my previous trip, and I was excited to share it with Amy. We did a bit of shopping and took in the hourly performance of the Astronomical Clock before heading back to the hotel for a well deserved night ...
... another high point of the Buda or Pest side (KK confusion at this stage).
So by 6pm I was pretty buggered, so we aimed for home.
Mark and I found out about an evening river cruise for tonight, so that's the plan. In the meantime, both stripped off to cool down, and guzzling cold soda water. Diarying.
Imre kindly provided a list of today's visits:
Buda town & ...
... wine is a big thing in Budapest, and I now understand why. It was SO perfect at the time that I got it because I had been so cold all day and the wine was so warm and tasted delicious, really similar to apple cider. I bought a souvenir mug to bring home with me, too :).
We were too cold and tired to go to the baths that night, and still a little too tired to see what the nightlife was like. HOWEVER! ...