Japanese park

Inside the spooky abandoned Japanese park where more than 800 lifelike statues stand amid overgrown shrubs

Visitors would be forgiven for thinking they entered Medusa’s lair. Hundreds of lifelike figures gaze straight ahead, some dressed in costumes and others imitating Buddhist deities. But the striking stone carvings are actually the work of a Japanese craftsman acting on the orders of a wealthy local president called Mutsuo Furukawa. Visitors would be forgiven […]