Festivals & Events

Old-fashioned Gunnery (Harquebuses) Exercises

15
Site
4-1 Marunouchi
Date
Oct 20, 2019 (Sun)
Hours
13:30 - 15:00
Admission
Free
Contact
0263-32-2902
Website
https://www.gunsamurai.com/

You will be able to observe armaments, arquebuses, muskets, and the procedure for loading and preparing to fire by gun members wearing 16-17th century samurai-style dress. Hear the roaring sound of the arquebuses and muskets being fired.

In fall, this event is held as part of the Matsumoto Castle Festival. Also, see the Matsumoto Gun Corps English website.

  • Matsumoto Castle

    Matsumoto Castle

    TRAIN
    15 min walk from Matsumoto Sta
    BUS
    Get off at the Matsumotojo, Shiyakushomae (city hall) bus stop of the Town Sneaker Bus
    CAR
    15 min from Matsumoto Interchange
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