Kemari Matsuri けまり祭

Date: 
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:00
Event Description: 

Kemari Matsuri けまり祭

Summary:

  • This is a festival of ancient ball-kicking. Priests in traditional attire of aristocracies in the 7th century demonstrate Kemari (ball-kicking), following the ritual.

Schedule & Key events:

  • 11:00-12:00

Location:

  • Tanzan-jinja Shrine 談山神

How to access:

  • (1) JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line to Kyoto Sta. From there, take Kintetsu Kashihara Line to Yamato-yagi Sta., and change to Kintetsu Osaka Line to Sakurai Sta. From Sakurai Sta., take bus (for Tanzan Jinja) to Tanzan Jinja Bus Stop (25 min.), and then walk 5 min.
  • (2) JR Nara Line to Nara Sta. From there, take JR Sakurai Line to SakuraiSta. From Sakurai Sta., take bus (for Tanzan Jinja) to Tanzan Jinja Bus Stop (25 min.), and then walk 5 min.
Event Location: 
Event Image: 
Kemari Matsuri けまり祭