Wednesday 7 May 2014

A Hungarian market

Market Hall in Pest
Food markets are great places, filled with great smells and atmosphere. Plus of course the food! And the municipal market in Budapest (for purists, the market is in Pest rather than Buda) is a magnificent example, both for the building and for the produce.

Here's the entrance:

Nearly as good as Kirkgate Market in Leeds and, although you can't see from the picture the roof has the wonderful patterned tiling that is a feature of Hungarian buildings (known as Zsolnay). Inside is a world of paprika and vegetables worthy of a king:


Do pay a visit!


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