Sep/18-19, 2019 Yabusame Festival in Omuro Sengen Shrine4.1
from 9/18 '19 to 9/19 '19
Fuji Omuro Sengen Shrine in Fujiyoshida City is the oldest Mt.Fuji Shinto shrine on the shore of Lake Kawaguchi.
On Sept.19 every year, "Yabusame"(Japanese horseback archery) with over 800 year history is performed.
This Yabusame is dedicated to the shrine as an offering to the gods, in which fortunes are told from in the marks left by the hooves of the running horses. It is designed as intangible folk cultural property in Fujiyoshida City.
A parade will take place on September 18, and on September 19th a ritual of cloth changing of the god status will takes place which is held once every 60 years.
Venue: Fuji Omuro Sengen Shrine
Address: 5-221 shimoyoshida, Fujiyoshida City, Yamanashi Prefecture
Dates: September 18 -19
Wed, Sept.18, 2019
10:00 a.m. ~ Horse Parade
2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ~ some performances in the shrine, Portable Shrine Parade, festival food stalls
Thur, Sept 19, 2019
10:00 a.m. ~ Annual Grand Festival in Omuro Sengen Shrine
11:00 a.m. ~ Yabusame
Access: a 5-mins walk from Shimoyoshida Station
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Airport/Sta.Shimo-Yoshida sta. (about 300m) Google Transit