Kawasaki Daishi Furin-ichi

A market of handmade wind chimes at a wonderful temple

By Sandra Isaka   May 31, 2013 - 1 min read
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Venue: Kawasaki Daishi When: Jul 18th - Jul 22nd 2019 ,  10:00am - 6:00pm

Every July, for five days, the famous Kawasaki Daishi Temple holds a 'Furin-ichi', or Wind Chime Market. Approximately 900 beautiful and unique varieties, from 50 locations around Japan, can be purchased. This year the market will be held from July 18 to July 22; check out their English website for future dates. Each day, the market opens around 10am and closes around 6pm. As the weather is extremely hot and humid during this time, be sure to wear sunscreen and a hat, and drink lots of water.

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Sandra Isaka

Sandra Isaka @sandra.isaka

As an intercultural consultant & Japan travel specialist with 20+ years in Japan, I love sharing my favorite places with others.

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Sandra Isaka Author 3 years ago
Within the market, thousands of wind chimes ring at the same time when the wind blows. As they all have a rather delicate sound, it is actually quite lovely.
Justin Velgus 3 years ago
Excellent photos. I wish I could hear the sound when the breeze blows.
Sandra Isaka Author 3 years ago
Mark this date: The 2015 wind chime market will be held from July 17 to July 21.