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Things to do / Traditional festivals

Tokyo: Kusajishi-shiki

Japanese archery ritual. The archers dressed in ceremonial robes shoot arrows at the targets (figures of a deer) according to traditional rites. If it rains, the ritual will be held in Nohgakudo Hall in the shrine precincts.

Schedule & Key events:
from 11 a.m.: and 1:30 p.m.-

Location: Yasukuni-jinja Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo


Access:
Tokyo Metro Tozai, Hanzomon Line or Toei Shinjuku Subway Line to Kudanshita Sta. (T07, Z06, S05)(Exit 1), and then walk 5 min.


Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.