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Giant Fruit-Shaped Bus Stops Line Streets in Japan

Posted By Helen Morgan On June 4, 2014 @ 3:00 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Gallery | No Comments

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The 16 quirky bus stops are located in Konagai, Japan (part of Isahaya City [2] in Nagasaki) and were originally constructed for the 1990 Travel Expo. In order to attract arriving visitors, the stands have become a local tourist attraction in the region, scattered among the surrounding landscape. And of course the giant fruit shapes are a tasty reminder that even bus stop design doesn’t have to be dull and un-inviting.

+ Isahaya City Website [2]

Images courtesy of Ameblo [3] and Isahaya City [2]

Via Wearebulletproof [4]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/giant-fruit-shaped-bus-stops-line-streets-in-japan/fruit-bus-stops-japan-ameblo-jp3/

[2] Isahaya City: http://www.city.isahaya.nagasaki.jp/topics/burari/no004/burari.htm

[3] Ameblo: http://ameblo.jp/love2strawberry/entry-10094286716.html

[4] Wearebulletproof: http://www.wearebulletproof.com/monday-madness-fruit-bus-stops/

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