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Takadanobaba Yabusame (Horseback archery)

Takadanobaba Yabusame (Horseback archery)

Annual Yabusame will perform in the park of central Tokyo

It is considered Takadanobaba Yabusame (Horseback archery) has been opened in 1728, Tokugawa Shogun Yoshimune dedicated for prayer for smallpox recovery of heir.

Yabusame (流鏑馬) is spectacular rite of mounted archery performed by riders on horseback.

Takadanobaba Yabusame (Horseback archery)

Source: The Shinjuku Foundation for Creation of Future

While speeding along at full gallop, the archers release the reins and fire arrows at three targets. Please see the Japanese powerful traditional event closely.

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Event Name Takadanobaba Yabusame (Horseback archery)
Venue Toyama Park (Mount Hakone district)
Dates October 10, 2016
Note The event will be canceled in case of the horse racing (track condition).
Open Hours 14:00~15:30
Admission Free (only stand to see)
Address 1 to 3 Chome Toyama Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3359-2131
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