Highlights of Japan's 'Hozuki Ichi' Ground Cherry Fair(8 images)

The Ground Cherry Fair, known as "Hozuki-Ichi," is celebrated at the Sensouji Temple in Tokyo on Tuesday. Hundreds of years ago, Japanese people believed swallowing a ground cherry with water could stop chronic disease. Photos by Keizo Mori/UPI

A vendor sells pots of ground cherry. Over 100 stalls sell the cherries and other souvenirs around the temple. | License Photo
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