Hina Nagashi / Mar.

雛流し

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Address
118 Kada, Wakayama City (Awashima-jinja Shrine)
〒640-0103 和歌山県和歌山市加太118 (淡嶋神社)

Awashima-jinja Shrine is a medium for the Womens’ God, and famous for the vast multitude of “Hina Ningyo” (dolls and figurines) which are assembled inside and outside the shrine. After being displayed for a period of time, the“ Hina Ningyo” are set afloat in the sea as part of a ritual called hina-nagashi. From the port of Kada, near Awashima-jinja Shrine, take a twenty minute boat ride to Tomogashima Island for more adventuer.