Wednesday, August 26, 2015

(880) The police too

Everything in Ryogoku, the area where the sumo arena is, is related to the sport. "Everything" includes for example this koban (i.e. police station) which is the first you come across when entering Ryogoku from the north, going down the river: its name is "Yokozuna Koban". 

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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