Meiji Jingu Shrine Yabusame

Photo by Ryosuke Yagi used under CC

This is a chance to watch Yabusame, the impressive Japanese martial art of horse-mounted archery (it’s quite difficult to hit a target from a moving horse). This is part of the annual Autumn festival which features a host of events from the 1st – 3rd of November each year at Meiji Jingu Shrine. The archery takes place at the West approach – it’ll be busy so arrive early to get a good spot.

Read more about Yabusame in our feature here.

Venue: Meiji Jingu Shrine
Entry: Free
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Closest station(s): Harajuku
Web: http://www.meijijingu.or.j...
Area: Harajuku
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