Edo Nagashibina

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Edo Nagashibina is a traditional ceremony of floating paper dolls on the Sumida River, near the Shinsui Terrace of Azumabashi Bridge, Tokyo. People throw dolls into a river while praying for the safety and health of children. As it’s believed, that dolls can take troubles and bad spirits with them.

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