Sep/18-19, 2019 Yabusame Festival in Omuro Sengen Shrine

Sightseeing information about Sep/18-19, 2019 Yabusame Festival in Omuro Sengen Shrine in Japan.

Sep/18-19, 2019 Yabusame Festival in Omuro Sengen Shrine4.1

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 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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PurposeFestivals,parade,Traditional folk,shrine/temple
Airport/Sta.Shimo-Yoshida sta. (about 300m) Google Transit


4.0a month ago

Small but nice

5.02 months ago

nice place

4.0a year ago

The first shrine I’ve visited with stables, it seem like they enshrine the horse of the Mikado.

5.09 months ago

I likr Japan ever 💃💃💃😍

5.08 months ago