koban

  1. Koban

    Koban

    An old koban in Tsukishima (月島), Chūō-ku, Tōkyō
  2. Koban: Japanese police boxes

    Society Koban: Japanese police boxes

    Kōban (交番), translated as “police box”, are the ubiquitous urban police stations in Japan usually located next to train stations, shopping centres, busy intersections, but also throughout residential districts. Originally called hashutsusho (派出所, “despatch station” or “local police station”) in...
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