Awashima Jinja Shrine

Awashima Jinja Shrine is famous for its annual ritual in March 3rd in which dolls are set out to sea in boats. It recognized as both a deity of medicine and protector of expecting women, and has drawn strong adoration since long ago from people asking the god to cure women’s disorders and ensure safe birth.

Main hall of Awashina jinja shrine
Hina-nagashi, the Dalls Floating Festival
Dedicated beckoning cats