Kanayama Shrine

Yokohama, Kawasaki 30m

Overview

This shrine is located within the grounds of Wakamiya Hachimangu in Kawasaki-ku.The sacred body is a metal phallus, also called “Kanamara-sama” ("god of the devilish metal penis"), and is believed to be a guardian deity for both giving birth and illnesses that affect the lower body.A unique mikoshi is paraded at the Kanamara Festival in spring.

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Detailed information

Address

2-13-16 Daishiekimae, Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa

Access

Keikyu Daishi Line Suzukicho Station

Business Hours

Needs to be confirmed

Holidays

Needs to be confirmed

Costs

Free

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