Rokugo Jinja (六郷神社) is a Shinto shrine which is an 8-minute walk from Keikyu Line Rokugo-dote Station. For details about this shrine, see the article on Rokugo Shrine.
Here at this shrine, a traditional archery ritual by children is held on January 7 annually.
Nanakusa Kodomo Yabusame at Rokugo Shrine
At Rokugo Jinja, a traditional archery ritual called the Nanakusa Kodomo Yabusame (七草こども流鏑馬) is perfomed by kids aged between three and twelve on January 7th every year, regardless of what day of the week it is. This event is held to wish for the children's sound growth and good luck.
First, shooting arrows on foot is practiced by kids.
After that, Shooting arrows from wooden horseback is performed.