Friday, April 12, 2013

(285) Kanamara Matsuri in Kanayama Jinja, Kawasaki (5)



But what difference does originality make after all? Everyone enjoys the “metal penis festival”, a tradition since the Edo period (1603-1868); some more than others.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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