Hinamatsuri – A Day to Pray for Growth and Happiness

With Girls’ Day about one week away, a huge pyramid of Japanese dolls adorns the city hall lobby in Konosu on Wednesday, February 23, 2011. The city, located some 40km north of Tokyo, is known as “Doll Town” for a number of factories making “Hina Ningyo,” Japanese dolls, and retailers. (Click on the image below to view the full gallery.)

Hinamatsuri Fiesta! (Photo: Natsuki Sakai/Nippon News/Aflo)
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