Tokyo Sumo Wrestler Training Viewing at a Sumo Stable

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  • No booking or credit card fees

What To Expect

Interested in viewing some live action at the Sumo Stable? Get a chance to witness masters of Japan's national sport in a practice and training session close-up.


  • Have an insight into the complex and traditional world of sumo wrestling

  • Watch this distinctive Japanese sport in an authentic environment

  • Get up close and personal with real sumo wrestlers at their rigid training


Japanese Culture Experience in Tokyo
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Meeting Point:
Ryogoku Station
2 hours and 30 minutes
daily except Sunday at 8:30 AM
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See the sumo world with your own eyes as you experience a close-up view of sumo training!

Sumo, Japan's national sport, is a competitive full-contact wrestling sport where a wrestler attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring or into touching the ground with anything other than the soles of his feet. The sport originated in Japan, the only country where it is practiced professionally.

The Grand Sumo Tournament runs just six times a year, but you may see sumo wrestlers in action by watching them up-close-and-personal at their morning training sessions.

With an expert guide, be escorted to the sumo stable and learn about the history and how it's entwined with Japan's native Shinto religion. Discover an authentic piece of Japanese culture as you see these impressive athletes at their rigorous training.

Practice usually lasts for 2 to 2.5 hours, depending on the training schedule.


  • Local guide

  • Entrance to sumo stable


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity cost

Please Note

  • Participants must be at least 10 years old to join this program.

  • Talking, drinking, eating, e-mailing or internet browsing on smartphones and taking pictures with shutter sound or flash are not allowed. Leaving the room during the practice is also not recommended as it may distract the wrestlers.

  • Program duration is an estimate and is subject to change depending on their training schedule.

  • Training viewing location is subject to change. Participants will be notified in case this happens.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 12 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 11 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): 3 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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