Meiji Shrine Yabusame Demonstration

Japanese traditional horseback archery


Every year, in memory of Emperor Meiji, one of the biggest martial arts demonstrations in Japan takes place, at the so called “Meiji Shrine Yabusame Taikai“. Honoring both, the Emperor Meiji and the gods enshrined at the Meiji Shrine, the event is held in the form of an ancient ceremony that dates back hundreds of years ago.


Yabusame at the Meiji Jingu Shrine

Yabusame at the Meiji Jingu Shrine

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