Apr/20/2019 Asakusa Yabusame Festival

Sightseeing information about Apr/20/2019 Asakusa Yabusame Festival in Japan.


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Yabusame(horseback archery) and Kusajishi(Japanese archery) events are held in Sumida Park nearby Asakusa area.
Yabusame is a traditional Japanese archery performed on hourseback in dedication to the deities and praying for peace, rich harvest, and health. That is a martial art that dates back over 900 years to the Heian period.
There are two events, "Kusajishi(Japanese archery)" and the main event "Yabusame(horseback archery)".
The horseback archery is such a popular event, purchasing the ticket in advance is strongly advised.


Time: 11:45 - 12:45
Venue: Sumida Park(Sanyabori Hiroba)
Fee: Free

Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Venue: Sumida Park(special site near Kototoi-bashi Bridge)
Advance Ticket: 3,000 yen


Purposeeasily accessible,surreal&cool,knows a lot about Japan,shrine/temple,art,sightseeing,second time in Japan
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Reviews

5.03 weeks ago

Quiet and clean park in Tokyo Suburb. Children playground, riverside walk and or jogging, beautiful scenery. Tokyo Skytree is visible from there. There is also cruise in Sumida river nearby. Lot of Sakura tree unfortunately visit during winter.

5.0in the last week

Then compliment your visit to Hinode by the river cruise

4.0a month ago

It's a nice park (maybe lesser people when I compare this to yameshita park in Yokohama). Don't expect to stay here for too long. Not much to people watch except watching interesting birds and individuals feeding them occasionally. You can see the Tokyo skytree from here, and Asahi building is just a few min walk from here!

5.0in the last week

There's a big playground for kids. Riverside view while playing

5.010 months ago

Wow! Every park in Tokyo is a wonder to behold. Sumida park is no exception. Flowers spread throughout in well kept garden spaces. Fantastic statues are displayed in magnificent ponds and in the gardens. Cannot express the love I have for the Tokyo parks! This one is a gem.