Konomiya Hadaka (Naked) Festival
An awe-inspiring festival with that has been celebrated since the Nara Period. A religious ceremony in which a large number of (almost) naked men jostle with each other in order to touch a purified man (the Shin Otoko) and become blessed.
|Place||Konomiya Shrine, Inazawa City, (1-1-1 Konomiya, Inazawa city)|
|Access||Take Meitetsu Main line train from Nagoya Station bound for Gifu,|
and get off at Konomiya Station (roughly 13 minutes from Nagoya Sta.)
The Shrine is a 3-min. walk from Konomiya Station.