Trending in TN: Japan’s artistic manhole covers

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Trending in TN: Japan’s artistic manhole covers


Japan’s sewerage industry has elaborately designed colourful manhole covers with 12,000 local varieties nationwide. 
Bespoke manhole covers adorn the streets of 1,700 towns, cities and villages across Japan. 
The designs work as a guide to a specific place as the manholes feature its history and folklore. From a castle for an ancient town to a bay bridge for a port, there are many spectacular highlights on the manhole covers.

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