Hermosawave Picture of the Day

Friday, May 3, 2024


A performance of mounted archery or Yabusame, as part of Kyoto’s famous Aoi Matsuri. An archer - with a traditional bow and in period costume - rides his horse at a full gallop while shooting three arrows at different targets. In the photo above, you can see the archer’s arrow shatter the wooden target into multiple pieces.

Taken in Kyoto, Japan

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PictureCode: 240503

PictureCode: 240503
Location: Kyoto
Keywords: Shrines, Sports

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