You will be sorely tempted to walk back up, so you can enjoy the details of this mosaic from a better vantage point. And of course the cat will just look at you, a bit glassy eyed, deciding whether it deems you worthy to enter.
I say go for it, but don't expect the cat to move out of your way. It is a cat, after all.
A cat peering from the mosaic
The cat, looking out of the third step
Why It's Interesting
This is one of several interesting details of this very artistic staircase. It's hard to avoid the lure of walking up.
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