Sep 29, 2013

Dosojin Festival (phallus festival) at Utsukushigahara Onsen Hot Springs, Matsumoto City, Nagano

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/



美ヶ原温泉 道祖神まつり(長野県松本市)

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