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Watch Morning Practice at a Sumo Stable in Tokyo

Highlights
  • 2-hour tour to a sumo wrestling stable in Tokyo
  • Watch sumo wrestlers practicing their technique at a sumo stable
  • Gain access to a part of Japanese tradition that not many visitors see
Watch Morning Practice at a Sumo Stable in Tokyo
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Sumo morning practice watch at sumo stable. Duration is 60 to 180 min. *Depends on the condition of the wrestler
From USD 91.95
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Sumo morning practice watch at sumo stable. Duration is 60 to 180 min. *Depends on the condition of the wrestler
From USD 79.31
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Sumo morning practice watch at sumo stable. Duration is 60 to 180 min. *Depends on the condition of the wrestler
From USD 128.33
Overview
Visit a sumo training center in Tokyo to observe the morning practice. Spend approximately two hours watching the sumo wrestlers train and observe the rules and regulations of sumo. It’s a rare chance for visitors to glimpse this exclusive world, and a fascinating window into a Japanese tradition.
What to Expect
At the Tokyo sumo stable, or a nearby train station, meet up with your guide in the early morning and get ready for a peek into an exclusive world.

Watch a live practice session. Seated on the floor, get close to the sumo wrestlers as they conduct their morning training routine and practice their techniques. Perhaps even get your photo taken with some of the sumo wrestlers after practice is finished: A truly special souvenir of a morning to remember.

Please note, starting and ending times vary.
Reviews (125)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Very short time with sumo wrestlers!

We arrived at 8am as requested, sat on floor for 30 mins while wrestlers went through a warm up routine. No English commentary or any commentary!! We had a photo with 2 of the wrestlers that came out to us & that was it!!! We...More

Thank brucel561
Reviewed 1 week ago
Up close & personal with real sumo wrestlers!

This experience is perfect for those travelers who want to learn about the sport of sumo wrestling, but are unable to make one of the few official sumo tournaments throughout the year. By attending this 90-120 minute practice, we were fully immersed into the daily...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WungTonSoup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loved this experience!

This was the highlight of my trip, my son and I went to the stable for practice with no expectations and had a great experience. Thank you for such a great experience! It was amazing to be near these athletes and to see the historical...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rsgirard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Got to Wrestle a Sumo!!

You can't visit Japan without watching the wonder of Sumo Wrestling!! I decided to stay around after the training session to speak with some of the athletes & even got lucky enough to wrestle 2 of them & learn first hand the technique & just...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank tysontravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Sumo Training Session

Definitely worth doing. A little painful to sit on the floor cross-legged for nearly two hours. Unfortunately, very little explanation was provided on what we were watching. But, overall, worth the money. Was allowed to take photos with some of the wrestlers at the end.

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Response from umbralucis | Reviewed this property |
They only had cushions to sit on and they do ask you don't move around during training so as not to distract the practitioners. The dojo sensei was seated on a chair so it may be worth asking the provider if they are able to... More
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