Sep 29, 2013
Dosojin Festival (phallus festival) at Utsukushigahara Onsen Hot Springs, Matsumoto City, Nagano
28th September, 2013 | at Utsukushigahara Onsen, Matsumoto City, Nagano
Dosojin Festival is phallus festival held the Utsukushigahara Onsen in Matsumoto. It is named after a pair of deities called 'dosojin' that can be found on stone statues in this region.
During the festival women dress up in costumes of giant penises and walk through the streets while wild merry making goes on.
# For the details, please access to the followings;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/130928matsumoto.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.matsumoto-tca.or.jp/en/