Be amazed at the Okayama Hadaka naked men festival! (Feb 17)

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Imagine nine thousand men, wearing only loincloths, struggling fiercely over a pair of lucky sacred sticks. You will easily believe that this is one of the three most eccentric festivals in all of Japan. Come to Okayama and be part of this ritual!


  • Be part of one of the most eccentric festivals in all of Japan
  • Watch 9,000 nearly naked men compete for a pair of lucky sacred sticks
  • Feel the tension building in the crowd at this age-old ritual
  • Learn why Japanese believe that the winner will be lucky for one full year
  • See how primary school boys compete for rice cakes and treasures before the main event
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