Manholes in Shizuoka Prefecture 2


Taken in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City, the home of Shimizu S Pulse pro Soccer Team!

I already know of many blogging friends in Japan taking pictures of manhole covers all over this country.
The reason is simple enough: as there is little chance of them being stolen (I can’t say the same thing back in our countries!) the local/municipal government often use them as touristic advertisements !

I continued looking around Aoi Ku and Shimizu Ku in Shizuoka City and in other cities.
As I’m sure there are quite a few around there should quite a few more articles about the subject in the offing!
I might even close this series with another “Ten Best”!


I found this one in Numazu City representing its harbor and Mount Fuji!


I found this manhole cover in Kikugawa City over a pressured air duct!


I found this one In Aoi Ku, Shizuoka City over a water hydrant reserved to local firemen!


This design exists in different colors in Aoi Ku, Shziuoka City!


The same as above, but without the enameled colors!


This one in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City, both exists with and without colors!


Soccer in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City, over a fire hydrant!


This one over a gas duct of the notorious Shizuoka Gas Co. in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City!


No colors but an intricate flower pattern in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City!


An older intricate motif in Shizmizu Ku, Shizuoka City!


Soccer again on this tiny water duct manhole cover in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City!


An old one in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City, unless the near sea sat winds accelerated its rusting!
It still makes for a beautiful color!

Care to join the search?


Shop with Intent by Debbie
Kraemer’s Culinary blog by Frank Kraemer in New York,Tokyo Food File by Robbie Swinnerton, Green Tea Club by Satoshi Nihonyanagi in Shizuoka!, Mind Some by Tina in Taiwan, Le Manger by Camille Oger (French), The Indian Tourist, Masala Herb by Helene Dsouza in Goa, India, Mummy I Can Cook! by Shu Han in London, Pierre.Cuisine, Francescannotwrite, My White Kitchen, Foodhoe, Chucks Eats, Things that Fizz & Stuff, Five Euro Food by Charles,Red Shallot Kitchen by Priscilla,With a Glass, Nami | Just One Cookbook, Peach Farm Studio, Clumsyfingers by Xethia, PepperBento, Hapabento, Kitchen Cow, Lunch In A Box, Susan at Arkonlite, Vegan Lunch Box; Tokyo Tom Baker, Daily Food Porn/Osaka, Only Nature Food Porn, Happy Little Bento, J-Mama’s Kitchen, Cook, Eat, Play, Repeat, Bento Lunch Blog (German), Adventures In Bento, Anna The Red’s Bento Factory, Ohayo Bento,

Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents

HIGHOCTANE/HAIOKU by Nick Itoh in Shizuoka City

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