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Tokyo: Sumo Practice at Sumo Stable

Product ID: 63641
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Go to an authentic sumo stable and watch real sumo wrestlers close-up during a morning training session. Learn the secrets of sumo wrestling.
About this activity
Duration 120 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Ticket confirmation within 48 hours
Once purchased, you’ll receive booking confirmation from the tour operator.
Live guide
English, Japanese
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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  • See sumo wrestlers practise in an authentic and intimate location
  • Learn about this uniquely Japanese sport
  • Discover an authentic piece of Japanese culture
Full description
Meet your guide in a nearby location and follow them to the heya, the sumo stable where the wrestlers train and live.

You will have the chance to see real sumo wrestlers train in this traditional Japanese sport in a morning session for either 100 or 150 minutes. Observe these titans of men in an intimate and authentic location and see close-up how these men became the masters of this uniquely Japanese sport. Get an insight into the mysterious world of sumo wrestling.
  • Local guide
  • Entrance to the sumo stable
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport to/from the sumo stable

When you get there

Meeting point

The exact meeting point will be provided by the local operator prior to your tour date.

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Know before you go
Minimum age for this tour is 10 years.
Please observe the following rules when at the stable: no eating or drinking, no talking, no shutter sound or flash on camera, no smartphone use.
Please do not leave a room during the practice session as this may distract the wrestlers.