After several more hours the road leads up through the city gate. You explain to Nur-Shamash that you want to visit the temple. As he will spend most of the day on business he suggests that Tappum go with you. Through the crowded streets you find your way to the temple of Ishtar. Men and women are standing at the temple gate hoping to see the statue of the goddess.

Do you wait to go into the temple or go to the festival?

go into the temple go to the festival