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. Nightlife in KanagawaMore details
Popular with foreign tourists! Kanamara festival and eating around Daishi Omotesando.
Recommended by Kanagawa Prefecture
Yokohama, Kawasaki 4h15m
Along with the very popular “Kanamara Festival”, snack on Kawasaki Daishi specialties kuzumochi and tontoko candy while walking along Omotesando and Nakamise Street with this course.Add to trip planner 13
Nakamise is a shopping street which extends for about 150 meters from the main gate of the Heiken-ji temple. Tankiri candy is also called Tontoko candy or Sarashi candy, and it is a hard candy made by mixing soybeans, sesame seeds and ginger. Moreover, it is said to have the ability to alleviate colds.More details
The Kuzu Mochi rice cake is a specialty of Kawasaki Daishi Temple and was named in honor of health and longevity. This shop in front the Kawasaki Daishi Temple gate opened in the 6th year of the emperor Taisho and is famous for its yellow wrapping paper that invites happiness.More details
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