JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Most viewed - Ooagata Jinja Shrine 大縣神社
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Oagata Shrine's Female Rock. 女性器をかたどった石277 views
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Female Rock202 views
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Honen Matsuri Festival banner disguising the female organ.198 views
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Oagata Shrine's Female Rock. Not a good likeness...「姫石」(陰石)193 views
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Honen Matsuri Festival banner depicting Hime-no-miya186 views
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More female rocks.183 views
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「姫石」(陰石)181 views
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There it is. The female rock. 女性器をかたどった石169 views
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Road to Ooagata (Oagata) Shrine, famous for worshipping a rock shaped like the female sexual organ. It also holds the Honen Matsuri for a good harvest and fertility on the Sunday before March 15. 大県神社168 viewsThe shrine is the female counterpart to Tagata Shrine which worships the phallus in neighboring Komaki. The shrine is also noted for weeping plum blossoms.
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Ooagata Shrine grounds137 views
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Himenomiya Shrine 姫之宮135 views
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On the right of Himenomiya Shrine, is a narrow, non-descript path going to the rear.126 views
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Omikuji fortune126 views
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Hime-no-miya Shrine 姫之宮125 views
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Oagata Shrine torii120 views
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Meitetsu Railway Gakuden Station, nearest to Ooagata Shrine. 楽田駅(がくでん)120 views
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Himenomiya Shrine 姫之宮119 views
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Mini torii. Pay money to crawl under the torii (looks like only a child can do it) for good luck.118 views
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Gakuden Station platform116 views
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Daikoku Ebisu Shrine 大黒恵比須神社115 views
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Votive tablets115 views
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Mikoshi portable shrine 神輿112 views
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Gakuden Station platform112 views
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Daikoku Ebisu Shrine 大黒恵比須神社101 views
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Weeping white plum blossoms 白梅101 views
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Ooagata Jinja Shrine Plum Garden 梅園100 views
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Daikoku Ebisu Shrine 大黒恵比須神社97 views
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In the rear of Ooagata Jinja Shrine, a Plum Garden on a slope.97 views
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Weeping pink plum blossoms96 views
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Beautiful weeping pink plum blossoms95 views
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Weeping white plum blossoms on a slope. 梅まつり94 views
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View of shrine from plum garden91 views
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Entertainment after the Honen Festival91 views
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Weeping white plum blossoms90 views
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Mochi-nage area.88 views
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View of Komaki from the plum garden.87 views
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Plum blossoms bloom in mid-March82 views
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View of Komaki from the plum garden.80 views
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