Sumo stable Morning Training Watching Tour

2 hr

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Stop At: Ryogoku Station Gallery, 1-3-7 Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015 Tokyo Prefecture

At 8:00 am, meet your guide at a nearby train station before making your way together to the sumo stable. Get ready to get an insight into this unique Japanese martial art that originated from the religion of Shintoism. Learn from your guide about how the origin of sumo dates back at least 1500 years...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ryogoku Station Gallery, 1-3-7 Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015 Tokyo Prefecture

At 8:00 am, meet your guide at a nearby train station before making your way together to the sumo stable. Get ready to get an insight into this unique Japanese martial art that originated from the religion of Shintoism. Learn from your guide about how the origin of sumo dates back at least 1500 years, and about how  it preserves rituals and traditional aspects of Shinto while also being a major spectator sport in Japan. Before you take your seat, on the ground, in the sumo stable, learn about the six grand 15-day tournaments per year, three  in Tokyo, and once in Osaka, Nagoya, and Fukuoka respectively.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ryogoku, Sumida Tokyo Prefecture

Observing the rules of silence and respect, quietly watch as the sumo wrestlers practice their techniques. Watch in awe as they put themselves through their daily paces and gain a newfound insight into this ancient art.

At the end of the practice, your guide walks you back to the train station where you say goodbye.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Sumo Museum, 1-3-28 Yokoami 1F Kokugikan, Sumida 130-0015 Tokyo Prefecture

If we have chance, we stop by.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Ryogoku Edo Noren, 1-3-20 Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015 Tokyo Prefecture

If we have time, we stop by and see many shops.

Stop At: Ryogoku Kokugikan, 1-3-28 Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015 Tokyo Prefecture

If you want, we could pass by Sumo museum.

Duration: 5 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Sumo stable entrance
  • Local, professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Ryogoku
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Other personal expenses
  • Food and drinks
Departure Point
RYŌGOKU STATION, 1-chōme-3-20 Yokoami, Sumida City, Tōkyō-to 130-0015, Japan
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 10 years old. (Under 10 could not enter the stable.)
  • Practice is to be watched in silence with respect
  • Eating and drinking is not allowed
  • Cellphones must be silenced
  • Photos can be taken but only without flash or shutter sounds
  • Sunglasses and hats are not permitted in the stable
  • *Minimum numbers apply (2 people). There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered full refund and notified 3 days in advance.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.