The Manholiest Street in the World

A Japanese city planner must have really, really, really liked manholes. Behold a quiet, unassuming street in Tokyo's Setagaya ward with the unique world record of being the manholiest street in the world:

Poor planning? Engineering gone wrong? Unconventional street decor? Whatever the explanation, this quiet residential street in Tokyo’s Setagaya ward boasts perhaps the highest manhole density in town, with 85 of them scattered along a 200-meter stretch of pavement. Fans of the curious street call it “Manhole Ginza.”

Link - via Bit & Pieces

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Until 1997 the Manholiest street in the world was HWY 146 just south of Worcester MA in the USA. The speed posted was 45 mph but with all the exposed manholes you could barely travel at 10 mph w/o ruining your tires.
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