The words ‘street art’ take on a whole new meaning if you look at these manhole covers. It’s apparently a Japanese custom to have manhole covers that are even more amazing than most art in a museum.
If we talk about things you ‘must-see’, then how about you look at your own feet? Maybe you’re stepping over a manhole cover that’s been beautifully decorated with flowers, castles or funny characters.
Manhole covers Japan
Below is a small collection of manhole covers in Japan. I sorted a few of them by city, and the last ones are very colorful and can be found across Japan.
Manhole covers Osaka
Manhole covers in Hokkaido
Manhole covers in Nagoya
Credits: both そらみみ