Manhole Covers in Shizuoka Prefecture 23 bis: Old and New Manhole Covers Roundup in Fujieda City!
Old and New Manhole Covers Roundup in Fujieda City!
I heard there have been some additions to manhole covers in Fujieda City and I decided to investigate!
If you get down the south exit of Fujieda JR Station you will notice a new one on your right abot 50 meters away on the pavement!
Here it is !
Fujieda City is arguably the City where the first game of football/soccer was played in Japan, hence the soccer ball!
The gentleman is a famous TV talent and the lady a local TV announcer!
The wisteria (fuji/藤 in Japanese) is the emblem flower of Fujieda City which incidentally means « wisteria branch »!
This manhole cover was obviously sponsored by a TV Company!
Here and there you will find this cover representing both Mount Fuji (« Fuji » is being used as pictorial pun as it both means Mount Fuji and wisteria). This kind i getting a bit old and it has become difficult to distinguish the slight differences in color of the two original ones. the bird featured there is the city emblem bird, the « mejiro/Japanese White-eye!
Now if you go to the beautiful Rengeiji Flower Park you will find a new cover ust before the entrance!
Different materials used!
Of course you willfind the same design without he colors and in two different sizes in many locations!
This is a far older type with the Fujieda City logo in the middle!
Another old one with the same central logo!
And still another one with the same logo but in rectangular shape!
And to finish one with a cute mejiro among flowers!
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