Kamakura Matsuri

Yabusame Kamakura
Photo by Yuki Shimazu used under CC

In it’s 61st year, the Kamakura Festival is a week-long festival based around the impressive Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.

The festival features a variety of parades and performances with the highlight being a display of horseback archery (from 1:00pm on the last Sunday).

Venue: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
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Entry: Free
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Closest station(s): Kamakura
Web: https://www.city.kamakura....
Link in Japanese
Area: Kamakura
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2 Responses to “Kamakura Matsuri”

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    bogdana April 18, 2015

    hey, how can I get there from Roppongi? I would like to attend the last day parade tomorrow from 1:00 pm.

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      CheapoGreg April 19, 2015

      Sorry, didn’t see your comment until too late! Hope you made it. Easiest way is to tap the “Open in Google Maps” button above on your mobile device and get directions.

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