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Omi Jingu Shrine Mounted Archery Performance

  • Otsu Area
  • Summer

A display of yabusame (mounted archery) by the Takeda School from the Japanese Traditional Archery on Horseback Association. After first making an offering of the arrows at the main sanctuary in the Kaburaya Houken-no-gi ritual, participants proceed to the front path to the shrine and conduct the Tencho-chikyu-no-shiki ritual, in which three horseback riders race at full gallop along the path while shooting in succession at three hanging targets.

Date First Sunday of June
Place Omi Jingu Shrine
Access Public transportation
Keihan Electric Railway Ishiyama Sakamoto Line Omijingumae Station 10 min. on foot

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