Kyudo Experience SHA-RAKU (弓道体験道場 射楽)

Traditional Japanese Archery Experience SHA-RAKU is the only place in Hiroshima where you can experience “kyudo,” or traditional Japanese archery. It is one of Japan’s traditional martial arts, and has been loved by people all over the world since the days of the samurai. The owner, who is an expert in kyudo, will teach you how to use the equipment and how to set up your body so that even beginners can shoot a bow and arrow. You can also rent a kyudo dogi (top) and hakama (bottoms) for a more authentic experience.

The appeal of Traditional Japanese Archery Experience SHA-RAKU, is that even beginners can easily experience kyudo. You can choose to shoot between 12 – 40 arrows, and if that’s still not enough, it is possible to shoot more in increments of 8 arrows. Of course, you will be given detailed instructions on how to handle the equipment, how to set up your body, and how to shoot. The staff give instructions 1-on-1, so relax knowing that the instructions you receive will be perfectly tailored to you.


Nishimura Building 3F, 5-12-1 Otemachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, JAPAN
13:00 - 17:00 (opens at 10:00 on Sundays)
Irregular closures; please check in advance