Introduction of The Festival

Rokujo-hachimangu Yabusame Shinji Hyogo Pref・Kobe City
7_六條八幡流鏑馬神事

Yabusame is the Japanese traditional skill, practice and rite of shooting whistling arrows from a galloping horse. Yabusame Shinji (ritual) at the Rokujohachimangu shrine features the horseback archery performed before and after the parade from the Shichijinja Shrine to Rokujohachimangu.

Category
Horseback archery
Location(s)
Kita Ward, Kobe City Rokujohachimangu
Date(s) of Matsuri
The second Sunday in October
Contact
078-581-2187
Access
Ten minutes walk from Yamada-shogakko-mae bus stop, which can be reached from Minotani Station on the Kobe Railways
URL
Conservation Group
Rokujohachimangu Yabusame Hozonkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the city