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The Naked Festival of Japan
The Naked Festival of Japan

The Naked Festival of Japan

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It's the annual Hadaka Matsuri of Saidaiji Temple in Okayama, Japan. In case you're wondering, "hadaka" means "naked" and "matsuri" means "festival" -- so it's the "naked festival" even if most people appear to be wearing some kind of diaper.

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