Kanamara Matsuri (Penis Festival) at Kanayama Shrine

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posted on June 30, 2016

Famous Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus) is here!!

Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus) will be held on the first Sunday in April. Kanamara Matsuri as known as Penis Festival started in Edo era to pray for business prosperity, fertility, safe and easy delivery, marriage, and marital harmony. They carry penis figures throughout the streets, and there will be a whole lot of items and activities dedicated to the male sex organ.

*Event dates and programs may be subject to change.

Access:
5 mins from Keihin Kyuko, Kawasaki Taishi Station

Date Time Entry Address
Early Apr, 2017 Free 2-13-16 Daishiekimae, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture
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