Introduction of The Festival

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This is also called yumi matsuri (Bow Festival) held at the Keitokuji temple. The origin of the festival is the martial training of the descendants of remnants of the Taira clan for the restoration. They were defeated by the Minamoto clan at the end of the 12th century and resided in Kawai village.

Category
Folkways
Location(s)
Kamikitayama, Nara Prefecture Keitokuji
Date(s) of Matsuri
January 8
Contact
Access
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Conservation Group
Kawai-ku
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the prefecture