Tokyo Daytripper: The Totem Pole Park Located Just Outside Of Tokyo
Who knew that such a thing like a Totem Pole International Tournament ever took place?! Way back in 1991 there was one in Chiba Prefecture and 80 masterpieces were exhibited. Sadly Japan’s biggest totem pole at 21 metres high, which attracted a lot of attention in that tournament, has long been removed but the others are still there for the enjoyment of anyone visiting this suburban park.
Take the Tsukuba Express Main Line from Kita Senju heading towards Tsukuba and after 15-20 minutes you will come to Nagareyama-Central Park Station. 5 minutes on foot east of the station leads to Nagareyama City General Fitness Park (1-1-40 Nonoshita, Nagareyama) which contains these wonderfully creative wooden specimens.
Having already spent the morning of this fine day (prior to the Covid-19 outbreak by the way) wandering around Kashiwanoha Park, I had less interest in looking around this park so just wanted to get in and get out. That didn’t happen though as I naturally went…
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