Apr 3, 2017

Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus) at Kanayama shrine, Kawasaki City

Kanamara Matsuri (Festival of the Steel Phallus) at Kanayama shrine, Kawasaki City

2nd April, 2017 | at the Kanayama shrine, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Pref.  
The Shinto Kanamara Matsuri (かなまら祭り "Festival of the Steel Phallus") is held each spring at the Kanayama shrine (金山神社) in Kawasaki, Japan.

The exact dates vary: the main festivities fall on the first Sunday in April.

The penis, as the central theme of the event, is reflected in illustrations, candy, carved vegetables, decorations, and a mikoshi parade.











# For the details, please access to the followings site;


[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/170407kanamara.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://kawasakidaishi-kanko.com/index.html         











「かなまら祭り」若宮八幡宮 金山神社(神奈川県川崎市)

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