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Matsumoto Castle Old-fashioned Gunnery (Harquebuses) Exercises (autumn)

These exercises are held as part of the Matsumoto Castle Festival. You will be able to observe armaments, arquebuses, muskets, the procedure for loading and preparing to fire by gun members wearing 16-17th century samurai style dress, and hear the roaring sound of the arquebus and musket being fired.
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Date Sunday, October 15, 2017 (Rain cancels)
Hours 13:30 - 15:00
Location Matsumoto Castle Honmaru Garden
Admission Free of charge to attend the event in the Matsumoto Castle Honmaru Garden (to climb in the tenshu, the castle tower, admission is charged).
Appearance Aichi Old-fashioned Gun Corps, Sunpu Old-fashioned Gun Society Sunpu Gunners, and Matsumoto Castle Gun Corps
Support Matsumoto Castle Akabane Gun Collection Association

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