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Kawasaki Daishi Furin-ichi

A market of handmade wind chimes at a wonderful temple

By Sandra Isaka    - 1 min read
Venue: Kawasaki Daishi When: Jul 22nd - Aug 20th 2021

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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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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Elena Lisina 2 years ago
What about this year?
Elena Lisina 2 years ago
Very special event that I'd like to visit! Thanks! Nice shots.
Sandra Isaka Author 5 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 5 years ago
Excellent photos. I wish I could hear the sound when the breeze blows.