Experience the exciting atmosphere of Sumo. Tokyo hosts three tournaments annually for which the tours are set in January, May and September at Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Stadium. This is a very popular tour with foreign residents in Japan as well as Japanese.
|Duration :||approx. 4 hours|
|Departs :||Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal - 14:00 (14-28 Jan, 13-27 May, 9-23 Sep)|
|1. Standard||No Dinner||JPY9,500 (12 and older)||JPY9,500 (4-11yrs)|
|2. Chanko Hot Pot or Sukiyaki Dinner||1 Dinner||JPY13,500 (12 and older)||JPY13,500 (4-11yrs)|
|3. Yakatabune Dinner Cruise||1 Dinner||JPY23,000 (20 and older)||JPY18,000 (18-19yrs)|
|4. Yakiniku Dinner||1 Dinner||JPY17,000 (12 and older)||JPY17,000 (4-11yrs)|
414-28 Jan, 13-27 May, 09-23 Sep : Daily
313-27 May, 09-23 Sep : Daily
Visit the Sumo Museum at Ryogoku Kokugikan
Watch Sumo at Ryogoku Kokugikan
Please note that you may have to wait to be taken to your seat if one of the following events is underway at the time: a sumo match, the ring entering procession of the Makuuchi division wrestlers (dohyoiri), the ring entering procession of the Yokozuna, the ritual stomping ceremony, or a speech by the Sumo Association (on the first and the last tournament day). In such a case, you will be taken to your seat when the event is over.
Participants are allowed to purchase food or items, or take a break or have a meal at the dining hall while the match is going on.
The sumo matches are held from the lower ranks to the higher ranks, beginning with the junior division.
15:45- : Makuuchi Wrestler Ceremonial Entrance.
16:00- : Yokozuna Grand Champion Ring Entrance. The yokozuna enter the ring accompanied by two apprentices.
16:10- : Intense bouts between the highest division wrestlers begin.
|Tour Operator :||JTB Japan Travel Corp.|
|Pickup service :||Not available|
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal (14:00)|
Shinjuku Keio Plaza Hotel (13:50)
Ryogoku View Hotel (14:50)
1Ryogoku Kokugikan (18:00-18:30)
2Ryogoku View Hotel (18:30)
3Kuramae / Kachidoki Station (21:30)
4Drop-off services to hotels in Tokyo are available (19:30)
|Guide :||English Speaking Guide|
|Participants :||Minimum 2 - Maximum 20|
|Meal :||1 Dinner (option)|