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Zao Fox Village: Fox Village In Japan

This magical oasis of foxiness is called Zao Fox Village, and it’s located in Japan’s Miyagi prefecture where 100 animals and 6 different types of foxes romp and play together. For 100 yen (or about 85 US cents), visitors are provided with food, but because the foxes are not domesticated, they are cautioned against hand-feeding them or bringing small children.

Foxes are popular creatures in Japanese folktales and lore, and many of us may be interested in the history and culture behind these foxes. However, the main reason to visit Fox Village is that they are just so darn cute. What do you think about this village? It might be good place for visitor, but for foxes, I am kindly feeling sorry.

1. Image credits: Piccolist
Zao Fox Village: Fox Village In Japan

Artistic Manhole Covers in Japan

Japan is a country full of surprise. You can see many crazy/bizarre designs and beautiful art as well. Those art can be seen everywhere in Japan, not only within museums and galleries, but some place as humble as underneath our feet. One typical example is Japan’s peculiar obsession with manhole covers. You can find stylized manhole covers almost anywhere in this country. Trees, landscapes, floral designs, birds and all city-related symbol are the popular patterns on manhole cover.

Artistic Manhole Covers in Japan

LEGO Japan: 1.8 Million LEGO Map of Future Japan Build Up by Children

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of LEGO blocks being introduced in Japan, the Danish company organized a cross-country workshop called “Build Up Japan” in which over 5,000 children created their visions of future Japanese buildings. The assembled pieces were all brought to Tokyo and assembled as a giant white map. Rather than recreating existing landmarks, the adorable children were encouraged to use their imaginations to create what they wanted Japan to look like. The results look pretty remarkable. In total, 1.8 millions LEGO blocks were used and a stunning metropolis was born. [source]

LEGO Japan: 1.8 Million LEGO Map of Future Japan Build Up by Children

17 Creative and Unusual Taxi Tops Design From Tokyo

Japan is a nation full of creativeness, which can apply to their design, architecture, food and also their taxi Tops. In this post, we will showcase you 17 creative and unusual taxi tops design from Tokyo, Japan, which were shoot by Alexander James (http://www.alexanderjamesstockphotography.com). The tops feature, among other things, dogs, frogs, spaceship and also a neon green football??? Take your time and hope you enjoy this creative collection.

17 Creative and Unusual Taxi Tops Design From Tokyo

17 Creative and Unusual Taxi Tops Design From Tokyo

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