Zama manhole cover

Here’s another quick manhole cover.  This one is in Zama city, Kanagawa.  The city flower is the sunflower.  I haven’t seen any, but I’ve heard Zama’s famous for sunflower fields.  Another interesting thing is that sunflowers aren’t normally grown in Japan for their seeds.  In Canada, we use sunflower seeds as a snack, and also use it to make sunflower oil.  They’re also useful for removing radiation from soil, which I find quite interesting.  Zama city has a sunflower festival in summer, which I’d like to see. Anyway, here’s the sewer manhole cover.


Three sunflowers!


Filed under Japan, Kanagawa, Zama

2 responses to “Zama manhole cover

  1. NyNy

    Another creative manhole cover! Nice!

    By the way, I have my own blog which focuses on Asian culture and entertainment such as video games and I wonder if it is possible for you to view it and tell me what you think and how to improve my blog in the “About the Writer” page please:

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