Saidaiji Temple Naked Festival : News Photo

Saidaiji Temple Naked Festival

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OKAYAMA, JAPAN - FEBRUARY 16: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Men only wear Japanese loincloths fight for grabbing sacred sticks 'Shingi' during the Naked Festival at Saidaiji Temple on February 16, 2013 in Okayama, Japan. Saidaiji Naked Festival (Hadaka Matsuri) is one of Japan's more eccentric festivals and sees some 9,000 men take part and battle to grab for pair of lucky sticks thrown by priests. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
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OKAYAMA, JAPAN - FEBRUARY 16: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Men only wear Japanese loincloths fight for grabbing sacred sticks 'Shingi' during the Naked Festival at Saidaiji Temple on February 16, 2013 in Okayama, Japan. Saidaiji Naked Festival (Hadaka Matsuri) is one of Japan's more eccentric festivals and sees some 9,000 men take part and battle to grab for pair of lucky sticks thrown by priests. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
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February 16, 2013
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162060897
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