WEEKLY PHOTO: Sarubobo Dolls of Hida Takayama

Sarubobo Dolls of Hida Takayama

Sarubobo means “baby monkey” and is a popular souvenir and amulet of the Hida Region. Sarubobo dolls are also available in different colors associated with different charms or wishes.

Blue sarubobo - for luck in study and work
  Pink sarubobo - for luck in love
  Green sarubobo - for luck in health
  Yellow sarubobo - for luck in money
  Black sarubobo - to remove bad luck

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