Monday, March 29, 2010
Hisaya Odori park at sakae is a 100 meters wide park along Hisaya Odori street, that consist of a series of plazas dedicated to Nagoya’s sister and friendship cities.
The Los Angeles Plaza displays several pieces donated by the sister city of LA.
The Los Angeles rocks are from Alabama hills in central California and it is said to be 180 million years old.
There is also a replica of the walk of fame with 25 stars embedded in the path.
Additionally there is a beautiful statue of a bald-eagle with a replica of some of the plates of the Chinese theatre.
North of the LA plaza there is the Mexico plaza, with pieces donated by the sister city of Mexico City, the main piece being a reproduction of the Aztec calendar.
A replica of the stone monument of the moon goddess Coyolxauhqi is also in this plaza.
In addition, one replica of the Tula warrior rest on one of the sides of the plaza.
North of the Mexican plaza is the Nanjin Plaza with Hua Bia Obelisks donated by the Chinese city in 1980.
At the Northermost part of the park there is the Sidney plaza with a replica of the anchor of the H.M.S Sirus.