Tajimi City: There’s Life in Tiles

When local tile production was starting to decline in 1995, a few volunteers started building a collection of rescued and other “mosaic tiles”. They salvaged buildings earmarked for demolition and asked product samples from tile factories set to close down. They felt the need of the local tile industry to maintain pride in its manufacturing heritage and to continue this legacy in the coming years.

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Hana Fiesta Memorial Park – Rose Festival

“We could see beautiully arranged roses of various varieties and colours along both sides of the road inside the park. Even outside the park there are as much flowers as we could see in any other medium rose gardens. At the entrance, two aliens are standing in between the beautifully arranged mini garden with small red roses in front and a bench in between different types of rose flowers around it to welcome us.”