Things to do / Traditional festivals

Kagoshima: Kusajishi-shiki

Japanese archery ritual, held in the Sengan-en garden which was built more than 350 years ago by the feudal lord of that time. The archers dressed in ceremonial robes shoot arrows at the targets (figures of deer) according to traditional Ogasawara-ryu (school) rites. Admission to the garden is 1,000JPY.

Schedule & Key events:
11 a.m.-12:40 p.m.

Location: Sengan-en garden 仙巌園, Kagoshima, Kagoshima

JR Kyushu Shinkansen Line to Kagoshima Chuo Sta. (East Exit) From there, take bus to Sengan-en mae Bus Stop (40 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.