Manhole : Hirakata City


Hirakata City, is located at the northeastern part of Osaka is quite famous for their amusement park that has a roller coaster made wood.

Hirakata City

well it’s very obvious that the big flower on top is the city’s flower symbol chrysanthemum but I can figure it the lower portion. The wooden roller coaster perhaps?

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  1. Robert Kodama says:

    I love Hirakata Park – plenty of fun times to be had. More rides and smaller queues than USJ

    1. samokan says:

      I have never been there and actually never heard of it till I started using Keihan Line.

      1. Robert Kodama says:

        You should definitely go. It’s pretty good!

  2. dragonlife says:

    First this a spent waters waterhole. The bottom represents people poling boats and transfering something form boat to boat. Since Hirakata City is inland this must represent a scene on a large river or a lake?

    1. The river is the Yodogawa. There is still the original Inn – Kagiya Inn – where travellers stayed the night. The Inn is now a museum. The area is worth the time to check-out.

      1. samokan says:

        thank you very much for that information, i will definitely check it out soon.

  3. This coming weekend – Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th – there is a jazz festival in the area around Hirakatashi Station. Sunday is the better day as it coincides with the flea market. Having attended this festival every year,for the past 9-years,I highly recommend it.

    1. samokan says:

      This coming weekend my schedule is already full and mostly on the other side of town. If anything changes I will defintely check it out. Thanks for the information.

  4. LindaGHill says:

    It’s lovely, whatever it is! 🙂

    1. samokan says:

      it definitely is. 🙂

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