Japan Photolog – Sakai

June 19, 2007 at 9:35 pm | Posted in Japan, Sakai, Travel | Leave a comment

Photos from Sakai, more on Flickr.

Japanese Garden in the Japanese city of Sakai.
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More of the garden.
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Power lines ruining the garden.
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I believe this is the Peace Tower, it’s completely massive and overbearing. I suspect that if Japan goes nuclear this is where they will launch their missiles from!
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Peace Tower behind the garden.
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More of the Tower behind the garden.
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This building reminds me of something out of the Flinstones.
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On my early and long wanderings I thought there was a kofun through these bars, luckily I eventually found the right one!
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Another place I thought was a kofun but was really a waterworks.
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How to get around in Sakai?
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Another signpost for walking around Sakai…if only they were easy to see.
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A sign post I thought was indicating the tour map around Sakai but, no, completely wrong way.
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Another marker for the fun “Where’s Wally” game of how to find your way in Sakai.
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Mini map of the some of the Sakai area.
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Information board showing the scope of the kofun.
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Distances around the largest kofun in Japan.
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The Nintoku-ryo kofun.
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Nintoku-ryo kofun.
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And last a bit of random, Duh, a thin house.
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