The pink extravaganza of Kanamara Matsuri

Do you see this shrine? It looks pretty innocent, right? Just another Hachimangu shrine, nothing out of the ordinary. It has luxurious wooden decoration, sake donations next to the main hall, and a nice sign for Shichi-go-san, the children’s ceremony. It bears the name ‘Wakamiya Hachimangu’ (若宮八幡宮).[If you are here for the pink coats, skipContinue reading “The pink extravaganza of Kanamara Matsuri”