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The Kanamara Penis Festival

Japan’s Strangest Celebration

Donny Kimball
6 min readJul 4, 2017

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Hordes of people carry a giant penis statue around Kawasaki for the Kanamara Festival

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/