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Annual Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine Festival鶴岡八幡宮例大祭

Event

This major annual festival at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine boasts more than 800 years of tradition and history. The first day features Hamaori-shiki, the coastal purification rite and Yomiya-sai evening ceremony, the second has the main annual rite and portable shrine parade, and the third day features Yabusame horseback archery and Suzumushi-Hojo cricket release rite. The Yabusame horseback archery is a vivid recreation of Kamakura samurai skill, and a true must-see.

place

Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yukinoshita 2-chome 1-31

phone 0467220315

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Address

Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Yukinoshita 2-chome 1-31 [map]

Phone

0467220315

Duration
2019/9/14-9/16
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Available

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          Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo's most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.

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