Annual Festival of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref., an one-hour train ride from Tokyo Sta. On the 15th, Yaotome-no-mai or Japanese dances are performed at Maiden (a dancing stage) in the precincts of the Shrine at 11 am, and a parade of Mikoshi (portable shrines) is scheduled on Wakamiya-oji Street from 1 pm to 3 pm. On the 16th, Yabusame or horseback archery is held in the precincts from 1 pm to around 3 pm.
Annual Festival of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
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Venue: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
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August / 2011