The Procession of 1,000 Samurai sees more than 1,200 people, most carrying mikoshi, parading along the shrine path and back.
The sight of the Shinji-yabusame in which valiant archers shoot arrows from their horses is breathtaking. A similar festival takes place in autumn (16-17 October).
|May 17 and 18 every year
|The holding of this event is unconfirmed *Please see the official website for details.
|Shinji-yabusame: Yamauchi Omotesando-odori (in front of Toshogu Stone Torii gate)
The Procession of 1,000 Samurai follows the route from Futarasan Main Shrine - Toshogu Omotemon - Otabisho - Toshogu Main Shrine
|2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi
|Processions and parades
Event organizers may change the date and time. Please check the official website.