Tokyo saw its heaviest snowfall for years this Monday, Vehicles were stranded on roads, train stopped running and flights were delayed or cancelled. Canceled flights and transportation closures left more than 9,000 people stuck at Narita airport overnight.
Japanese people enjoyed this snow with their unique art of snowmen, usually we use carrot, some pebbles and a couple of sticks to make snowmen. However, Japanese people create different snow sculpture then western people. They have their traditional Yukimura snowman, which means snow daruma, it is from the Daruma doll, which is based on Bodhidharma, a Buddhist monk who, according to the tales, had his arms and legs fall off during meditation. Here are some of creative snowmen made with Tokyo snow fall that will put a smile on your face.