A rainy day walk through Central Pest
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Cloudy again today and still cold and damp so weâ€™re beginning to get used to it. I get dressed by picking an outfit and then just adding every sweater and jacket I have on top of it. The temperature has been no higher than 55 degrees for 3 days now which is very unusual for
Weâ€™re compensating for the cold by drinking lots of coffee and visiting inside attractions. Since today is our last day in
The Opera House tour is daily at 3 and at 4 so you have to get there early. The ticket booth is around to the left side of the lobby and it takes forever to get a ticket. The tours are led in various languages by young guides who hold signs to indicate the language. One tourist asked where the
The final stop before dinner was St. Stephenâ€™s Basilica which is near Parliament. It was designed by Hild, the dome collapsed during construction, and the redesign was done by Ybl who also designed the Opera House. Its interesting to see the same kind of opulence applied to both church and secular Opera House.
Due to excellent planning on our part we now were very near the restaurant where we wanted to have dinner. We walked over to Belarossi Lugos, hung up our umbrellas and had a marvelous Hungarian dinner.