Kanamara Penis Festival Reminder

This is just a reminder that Japan’s  most bizarre, hilarious festival is coming up soon. This year it will be held on Sunday April 5.

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Video of the festival: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SggvPrkoJUI
Shrine homepage: http://tomuraya.co.jp/wakamiya.htm (Japanese only)

2-3-16 Daishi Eki-mae, Misaki-ku, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture. Inside the grounds of Wakamiya Hachimangu.

To get there, take the Keikyu line from Shinagawa Station. Transfer to the Keikyu-Daishi Line at Keikyu Kawasaki Station and get out at Keikyu-Daishi. It takes about 45 minutes and costs 580 yen. The festival starts at 10:00 AM.web analytics The main event, the penis procession starts at 1:00 PM.

There are other posts about the festival here:
http://qjphotos.wordpress.com/?s=kanamara

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13 Responses to “Kanamara Penis Festival Reminder”

  1. Jamaipanese Says:

    i don’t even want to think…..

  2. Brian Says:

    I think you mean Sunday the 5th.

  3. Jelqing Video Says:

    This festival is my favorite in Japan. I think every country need to have one.

  4. aonghascrowe Says:

    Lovely. Gotta come, er, go.

  5. the Most Bizarre Festivals of Asia - Lazydesis Says:

    [...] carrying giant penis statues while folks, young and old, suck on penis and vagina shaped candy. Kanamara Matsuri, or Festival of the Steel Phallus, is a Shinto festival that takes place on the first Sunday in [...]

  6. Jon (My Penis Blog) Says:

    I love my penis now, it’s not quite as big as that one in the pictures but it is definitely bigger now.

    It’s a litle bit like Mardi Gra isnlt it this festival

  7. Obiwan Says:

    Thank GOD the Missionaries didn’t wipe this one out !

  8. BestMakePenisBigger Says:

    @@ i hope my country got this kind of festival.. hahaha..

  9. KATHARINE Says:

    Vagina itself is hideous carrying the statues of that nasty junk as part of festival is a stupidity, it is nasty.

  10. Liza Says:

    Katharine.LOL, I do support you ,as girls I know how ugly a vagina is, so that festival, Vagina festival is hilarious, disgusting.

  11. 10 of the Most Bizarre Festivals of Asia | Dyscario – Modern and new magazine Says:

    [...] carrying giant penis statues while folks, young and old, suck on penis and vagina shaped candy. Kanamara Matsuri, or Festival of the Steel Phallus, is a Shinto festival that takes place on the first Sunday in [...]

  12. Christopher Wilson Says:

    I wonder how much penis and vagina chocolate the man with the SARS mask will sell???


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