Tokyo National Museum ~ Japan's oldest and most expansive museum, the Tokyo National Museum hosts the largest collection of Japanese art and artifacts on the planet. Strolling through the halls of its six buildings, you'll spot samurai armor, ornate swords, delicate pottery, decorated tombs, kimonos, calligraphy, paintings, and much more. These works and relics trace the history of the Japanese people. In addition, you'll find pieces from all across the continent in the Asian Gallery.
Kyudo or Kyūdō (弓道) ("way of the bow") is a modern Japanese martial art (gendai budō); kyudo practitioners are referred to as kyudoka (弓道家). Kyudo is based on kyūjutsu (art of archery), which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan.
Yabusame is a type of mounted archery in traditional Japanese archery. An archer on a running horse shoots three special "turnip-headed" arrows successively at three wooden targets. This style of archery has its origins at beginning of Kamakura period. Minamoto no Yoritomo became alarmed at the lack of archery skills his samurai had. He organized yabusame as a form of practice.