Tokyo Sumo Wrestling Tournament

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Tokyo Sumo Wrestling Tournament information and booking

5 hours
Departs from
Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal 
Returns to
Concludes at Kokugikan around 6:00pm
Time of departure
1:40pm at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
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Tour description provided by Viator

Don't miss the opportunity to see a traditional Sumo tournament when you're in Tokyo. You'll take the subway with fellow Sumo fans to the Kokugikan (Sumo Amphitheater) and enjoy a traditional Sumo wrestling tournament. You'll also visit the fascinating Sumo Museum to see Sumo-related objects from the Edo period to the present.

**The 2014 tournament season ends in September. 2015 tournament dates will be updated when the schedule becomes available.

At the amphitheater you'll experience a Dohyo-iri (entering the ring) ceremony and see exciting Sumo matches from your B-class reserved seat on the second floor. English commentary via audio headphones is available. The Sumo match will last approximately 2.5-hours, after you will have dinner at a local chanko restaurant (if option selected), where you can enjoy the traditional food of Sumo wrestlers.

Please note: The guide will not join you for dinner.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • B- class reserve seat on the second floor
  • Professional guide
  • Chanko dinner (if option selected)
  • An fm radio will be provided so you can listen to tournament announcements in english
  • Sumo information pamphlet and sumo-ranking list (in english)

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)