Posted by: Raws | January 8, 2011

Manhole Covers

When I first came to Japan I discovered that each city had unique manhole covers.  Since then whenever I see a new one I take a picture of it.  I have a lot of pictures of these maintenance ground hole covers from my previous time in Japan and I want to share them with everyone. Before I get to the old pictures I wanna start with the most recent.

Here in Yokohama I’ve found three different ones.  I also found one in the Chinatown here but since I didn’t take a picture of it yet you’ll have to wait for it. So here they are;

The one above is found near Landmark Tower and features Yokohama’s Nippon-Maru.

This one above is the most common cover I’ve found in Yokohama.

 

This is the last one. It says Yokohama in katakana and has a cute little hippo!  It is a bit plain but the hippo makes it all better.

I hope to make this the first in many posts featuring the Manhole Covers of Japan.  I’m looking forward to sharing these image with everyone if they haven’t already seen them.

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  1. Definitely yes Japan manhole covers are well known for their artwork and different colors.


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