Horseback Archery Festival

yabusame kamogawa

Held every year on the last Sunday of September in neighboring Kamogawa City, the Yabusame Festival features an archer on horseback who shoots at three separate targets and repeats this three times. The arrows are said to predict the next year’s harvest.

Read more about the festival on Kamogawa’s website here.

TRANSPORTATION: Take the local bus from Awa Kamogawa Station and get off at “Kippo” (about 20 min.)

PHONE: 04-7093-3800 (Kamogawa Folk Museum) [May be Japanese only]

ADDRESS: 253 Naka, Kamogawa-shi, Chiba-ken 296-0111

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