Big Traffic Cones

Tokyo is home to some of the biggest traffic cones in the world, for some unknown reason.
The larger one stands about two meters tall and is used to block off a small street every day during the daytime.

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(I got inspired to snap a picture after reading James “Kibo” Parry’s traffic cone site…)
Also note the vending machine in the background – yes, that’s beer that it’s selling…