The front shrine of Awashima Shrine is narrow and decorated with dolls, giving it a powerful yet mysterious presence.
It has been known to enshrine a deity for the sake of women. Visitors pray to cure women's diseases and ensure safe childbirth.
The "Hina Nagashi" doll festival, held every year on March 3rd, is a nation-wide renown event.

Awashima Shrine
* Address
Kada, Wakayama
* Phone number
073-459-0043
* Business hours
9:00-17:00
* Access
Get off at Kada Station in the Nankai Kada Line, 15-minute walk.
* Homepage
http://www.kada.jp/awashima/


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