When you go mapping in Japan, you may take photos to collect route numbers/street names. The following photos are examples of signs.
- en: National Highway/National Route
- ja: 国道 (kokuō)
- en: Prefectural Road/Prefectural Route
- ja: 都道府県道 (todōfukendō)
Street Name Sign
You will often find a lot number (street address) at the bottom of utility pole advertisements. Sometimes a street name is also written there.
Sometimes you can find street names on the side of pedestrian bridges.