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Sumo stable Morning Training Watching Tour provided by Japan Wonder Travel

Sumo stable Morning Training Watching Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    RYŌGOKU STATION
    1-chōme-3-20 Yokoami, Sumida City, Tokyo 130-0015, Japan
    [ Meetup ] 7:15 am(tour time 7:15-) or 8:00 am(tour time 8:15-) @Ryogoku-sta.(JR) West ticket gate *Please check which time have you booked. *It's JR station and NOT Oedo line station.
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  • 1
    Ryogoku Station Gallery
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    Ryogoku
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Sumo Museum
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Ryogoku Edo Noren
  • 4
    Ryogoku Kokugikan
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    RYŌGOKU STATION
    1-chōme-3-20 Yokoami, Sumida City, Tokyo 130-0015, Japan
    [ Meetup ] 7:15 am(tour time 7:15-) or 8:00 am(tour time 8:15-) @Ryogoku-sta.(JR) West ticket gate *Please check which time have you booked. *It's JR station and NOT Oedo line station.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
RYŌGOKU STATION, 1-chōme-3-20 Yokoami, Sumida City, Tokyo 130-0015, Japan
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local, professional guide
  • Sumo stable entrance
  • Entry/Admission - Ryogoku
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Other personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 10 years old. (Under 10 could not enter the stable.)
  • Practice is to be watched in silence with respect
  • Eating and drinking is not allowed
  • Cellphones must be silenced
  • Photos can be taken but only without flash or shutter sounds
  • Sunglasses and hats are not permitted in the stable
  • *Minimum numbers apply (2 people). There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered full refund and notified 3 days in advance.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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Curiosity369622 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Erowal Bay, Australia2 contributions1 helpful vote
Amazing insight into the tradition and training of Sumo wrestling. Thanks for hosting Eri. We had a great time. Would highly recommend
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Date of experience: February 2020
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ManitraRakotoson wrote a review Feb. 2020
18 contributions3 helpful votes
Sumo stable morning training watching tour was part of the highlight of our visit to Tokyo since it has allowed us to know more about this important traditional sport. Moreover, our viist was held before the beginning of the January 2020 Grand Tournament and the symbolic part of
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Andreas wrote a review Feb. 2020
Jutland, Denmark2 contributions
The training itself was so special and unlike anything we had ever seen before. The sumo stable is authentic and the fighters look and act exactly as you could hope. Our guide Mami was excellent in terms of hospitality and her cheerful mood! Highly recommended
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Brian wrote a review Jan. 2020
Elmhurst7 contributions2 helpful votes
Experience a one-of-a-kind, unique to Japan experience. This gives you a truly up-close view of the training and interaction of young sumo wrestlers aspiring to move up the ranks.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Michelle J wrote a review Jan. 2020
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Excellent guide and overall a great insight into the history and practice of Sumo wrestling. It was easy to meet up with the group and we walked to the practice while hearing about the background of the sport along the way
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Date of experience: December 2019
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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