Katchindama Festival

Feb. 26 (annual)

Rokusho Jinja (shrine)

Katchindama candy

The Shinto ritual of Katchindama Festival is held for women who wish to have an easy birth.
Very colorful candies which called katchindama are sold at stalls.
They are made in shape of umblical cords.

not only pregnant mothers but also their mother or other family members come to pray Big katchindama are settled each side of the
pillars of the main shrine.
a dense crowd of children