Kanamara Matsuri

Every spring, people flock to Kawasaki, Japan to celebrate Kanamara Matsuri, the Festival of the Steel Phallus.

People parade gigantic phallic shaped mikoshi through the streets during the event, as revelers sucking on the penis lollipops, buy penis themed memorabilia and posing with sculptures in the shape of penises.

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Legend has it that somewhere back in the Edo period (1603-1867), there was a sharp teeth demon who fell in love with a beautiful woman. However, the woman had no affection of the demon returned and decided to marry another man. Rage demon, he lived in the vagina of the woman on their wedding night and when they tried to consummate the marriage, the demon bite the penis of the groom with his razor-sharp teeth.

When the woman remarried, the jealous demon again made his feelings clear by pickling penis of her second husband. Deciding that it was enough, the local villagers devised a plan to trick the demon. A local blacksmith forged steel phallus and bring her, the demon’s teeth were broken and he left the woman’s vagina forever.

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Sometime after the legend has been commemorated through the Kanamara Matsuri and the anchoring of the actual steel phallus on Kanayama Shrine, built in honor of Kanayama Kanayama Higonokami and Okami Hime, the Shinto deities of childbirth and abdominal health.The Kanayama Shrine was then known as a site for sex workers to pray for protection against STIs. Today, the sanctuary is being said to promote fertility and is often visited by married couples hoping to start a family.

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