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Tokyo Sumo Wrestling Tournament

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  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2142TYO_F550

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.


  • Likely to Sell Out
  • All entrance fees included
  • Seasonal Offer
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal 

Departure Time:
1:40pm at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
Return Details:

Concludes at Kokugikan around 6:00pm

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Sumo and Chanko Dinner
Code: F560_

Sumo wrestling tournament with chanko dinner at local restaurant

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Sumo Wrestling Tournament
Code: F550_

Sumo wrestling tournament only

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Tokyo Sumo Wrestling Tournament

Sumo Wrestling Tokyo

  • 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)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Reserved tickets are B-class (second floor seats)
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Stephen H, June 2014

Well worth the cost. Enjoyed the atmosphere. Also learning about the sumo traditions and how much dedication goes into becoming a sumo.
Tour guide was excellent

Reviewed by: Lucas M, May 2014

Awesome experience, really knowledgable and helpful tour guide (Mitchiko), highly recommended!

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Tour code: 2142TYO_F550