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Tokyo: Sumo Wrestling Demonstration & Chanko Nabe Lunch

Product ID: 64408
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See a sumo wrestling demonstration and hear about sumo life behind the scenes. Enjoy a Chanko Nabe hot pot lunch, and try your hand at wrestling.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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  • Learn about sumo wrestling and its close connection with Japanese culture
  • Try your hand at sumo wrestling in a match with a professional
  • Enjoy a lunch of Chanko Nabe, the traditional food of the sumo world
Full description
Learn about sumo wrestling from knowledgeable experts and enjoy Chanko Nabe, a Japanese hot pot dish unique to the sumo world, on this 2-hour activity.

Hear about the history of sumo, the training involved and fundamental actions from 2 former sumo wrestlers. Learn about some of the techniques and observe 3 real matches.

You can try your hand at sumo with the wrestlers and take a souvenir photo with them!

Sample Lunch Menu
Chanko-Nabe (hot pot cooked by former sumo wrestlers)
Deep fried pork
Potato salad
Oolong tea, water or hot water

Chanko-Nabe (hot pot cooked by former sumo wrestlers)
Genghis Khan
Oolong tea, water or hot water

The menu is subject to change. Other beverages are available at an additional charge.
  • Sumo demonstration
  • Explanation in English
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation to/from restaurant
  • Additional food and drinks

When you get there

Meeting point

Monday: Asakusa Chanko-ba (2-27-10 Nishi – Asakusa Taito-ku Tokyo) Nearest stations: Asakusa station, Tsukuba express, exit 3 (1-minute walk) Tawaramachi station, Ginza subway line, exit 3 (8-minute walk) Asakusa station, Ginza subway line, exit 1 (10-minute walk) Thursday: Genghis Khan, Yukidaruma, Ryogoku-beya (3-24-2, Ryogoku, Sumida-ku, Tokyo) Nearest stations: Ryogoku station, JR subway line, east exit (1-minute walk) Ryogoku station, Oedo subway line (8-minute walk)

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Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
• Please advise of any specific dietary requirements
• It is acceptable to bring your own food and drink
• Infant rates apply provided the infant does not occupy a seat
• The room is floored with tatami mats. If you will need a chair, please advise at the time of booking
• Infant meals are not included
• You must follow the instructions of the staff. You must act with good judgment and consideration, and if your behavior is troublesome you may be required to leave the hall. No refund is provided in this instance
• The best seats available will be arranged by order of booking. Depending on the number of participants in your group, the supplier may request that you sit at different tables
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Product ID: 64408