Yabusame Horseback Archery at Asakusa Sumida-koen Park | Apr.21.2018

Yabusame is the art of shooting arrows on horseback, performed as a traditional ceremony that derives from horse riding exercises for Samurai Warriors.


The Yabusame begins at 1:00 PM in Sumida-koen park near Kototoi-bashi bridge. A pre-ceremony starts from 11:00AM at Sanyabori-hiroba place in Sumida-koen Park (near the Taito-ku Riverside Sports Center)

Asakusa Yabusame
浅草流鏑馬

Date April 21st(Sat) 2018 from 13:00PM (1:00PM)
Location: Sumida-koen park at the Sumida riversice, Asakusa, Tokyo 

YouTube by Taito-ku official channel https://youtu.be/lzzvYzmBP9k

Google Maps : Sumida-koen Park https://goo.gl/maps/t5JejXTmguJ2

Official information byTaito City (Japanese website)
http://www.city.taito.lg.jp/index/bunka_kanko/kankooshirase/asakusayabusame.html

*The Yabusame site will be so crowded with many audiances. No salfy photographing is allowed.
Purchasing a advanced tiket to get a paid sheet is recomended. The ticket is 3000 JP Yen per person, available at Sumida City Hall and Asakusa Tourist Information Center (In front of Sensoji temple)

*The pre ceremoney at Sanyabori-hiroba place is for free. No paid sheet wil be provided.

Getting there
10-min walk from Asakusa Subway Station on the Toei Asakusa Subway Line