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Kawasaki Daishi Furin-ichi

A market of handmade wind chimes at a wonderful temple

Venue: Kawasaki Daishi When: Mid - Late Jul 2024

Every summer, 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. Check out their English website for future dates. Each day, the market opens around 10 am and closes around 6 pm. 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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Elena Lisina 4 years ago
What about this year?
Elena Lisina 4 years ago
Very special event that I'd like to visit! Thanks! Nice shots.
FebiNU 8 years ago
Sandra Isaka Author 8 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 8 years ago
Excellent photos. I wish I could hear the sound when the breeze blows.