Photo Challenge: Where in Milpitas?

Test your knowledge of Milpitas by guessing what the significance of these flower garlands is and where they are located.

This colorful collection of flower garlands decorates a popular business near one of the busiest roadways in Milpitas. The area is near major employment centers, hotels and shopping.

When visitors arrive to this business, the garlands are often the first thing they see. In addition to their decorative appeal, these garlands are significant because they serve a specific purpose recognized in many cultures.

Do you know where in Milpitas these flower garlands are located, and what their significance is? Bonus kudos if you can tell us what types of flowers and leaves are pictured.

If you’re the first person with the complete correct answer, you will win a $10 gift card to a local business. And, more importantly, you can claim bragging rights that you’re this week’s expert in Milpitas trivia.

Game on!

Congratulations to Patch reader who posted the correct guess in "Where in Milpitas?" mystery photo. The image was of a miniature replica old west saloon at Golfland Family Fun Center in Milpitas.

Susan March 28, 2012 at 07:25 PM
I think it's a flower display at the Keno Funeral Parlor just south of the Milpitas Public Library near S. Main Street.
Lynda March 28, 2012 at 08:51 PM
Is it Milan Indian Restaurant or one of the Indian businesses on Main St? The garland honors a Hindu deity and there are specific garlands to honor each Hindu god.
Sam March 29, 2012 at 01:54 AM
Looks like flower decorations in the lobby of El Torito restaurant on E. Calaveras. They ward off evil spirits. Right?
Mamta March 29, 2012 at 04:33 AM
Is it ICC ( India Community Center)?
Isa March 30, 2012 at 03:45 AM
I think it is at the El Torito Mexican restaurant.


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