Half Day Walking Tour To Find Edo Culture Including Ukiyoe in a Sumo Town Ryogoku

This 4 hours morning private walking tour focus on Ryogoku, a town of Sumo and Edo culture. Ryogoku has a permanent Sumo stadium, Ryogoku Kokugikan, so that 5 or 6 out of 43 Sumo stables (as of March 2017) are dotted around there. You get basic knowledge of Sumo, including finding some Sumo stables (no practice observation). Ryogoku has also the Sumida Hokusai Museum and the Edo-Tokyo Museum where you can step into the Edo culture world. The tour fee includes these two museums admission fees (about 1000yen). Edo NOREN, a facility next to Ryogoku Station, will also show you traditional Japanese foods as a culture along with the real size Dohyo (Sumo ring).

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Sumo Culture tour in Ryogoku with morning practice view & Chanko Nabe Lunch

Do you know about sumo wrestling in Japan? This wrestling competition has been practiced for more than 1500 years now and is deeply related to Japanese Shinto religion. It is a world-renown contest of strength, and its culture is deeply rooted in Japanese history. In this tour, we are going to assist to Sumo morning practice in a Sumo Stable where sumo wrestlers live and train, then we’ll discover the Ryogoku area, knows as Sumo’s District and we’ll learn about Sumo’s culture and development. Then, we’ll enter in the Sumo Museum in the Ryogoku Kokugikan (the venue where sumo wrestlers practice) before ending the tour eating Chanko Nabe, the hot-pot dish of sumo wrestlers. **During Great Sumo Tournament those buildings are not accessible, we’ll visiting the Edo Tokyo Museum Instead This tour will not be held during Sumo Tournament in other cities and during Tokyo Tournament availability might change

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Private Tour - Let's take a look at the life of a Sumo wrestler in Ryogoku!

Sumo city, Ryogoku. Ryogoku Kokugikan, which is the center of sumo in Japan, holds 3 tournaments and executive meetings, so there are many sumo rooms (institutions for training sumo wrestlers) in this venue. And throughout the towns of both countries, some places are related to the history of sumo and places that give you a glimpse of the life of wrestlers. Shrines where sumo wrestling was held in ancient times, shops that handle the daily life of wrestlers, chanko store, the soul food of wrestlers... The entire town supports the sumo culture. You might even meet a real wrestler! Why don't you spend a day immersed in the sumo culture at the sumo holy land?

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Asakusa and Ryogoku Walking Tour with Sumo Wrestler

Discover an important part of Japanese culture during this 2.5-hoursmall group walking tour through Tokyo’s Asakusa and Ryogoku districts with a sumo wrestler. Learn about how the sport works and see some of the most significant sumo sites in Tokyo with a friendly former wrestler as a guide. Visit a famous sumo wrestling stadium, shop for supplies at an outfitter store and grab delicious snacks along Nakamise Street. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to uncover an important part of Japanese life. This tour is limited to eight people for a small-group experience.

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Full-Day Tour Discovering Sumo World in Tokyo

On this tour, you will experience some of the most exciting things that my home town of Tokyo has to offer. First, I will escort you to a sumo "stable" to observe one of the wrestlers' powerful morning training sessions. It's always an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the life and skills of these traditional Japanese atheletes. We will, then, visit Ryogoku area, the center of sumo wrestling, where Sumo Stadium (Ryogoku Kokugikan) and Sumo Museum and Edo-Noren are. After lunch, I will take you to Sensoji Temple, one of the oldest temples in Tokyo. It’s an ideal place for taking photographs and buying traditional souvenirs at the stalls lining the “Nakamise” street that leads up to the main entrance. After walking in the precinct, we will take a waterbus from Asakusa to Hama Rikyu Garden, enjoying some great harbor views of Tokyo along the way.

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Tokyo Sumo Morning Practice Walking Tour

-Watch the Sumo morning training at a Sumo table in Tokyo- Did you know that the Sumo-wrestlers' day starts very early? The Sumo-wrestler's who are highly ranked/skilled normally start their training from 8 am. If you go and watch the match in the Sumo Stadium it's really difficult to get a seat close to the sumo ring, but the good thing about this tour is that you get to watch their training from a very close distance!! -A local tour guide will take you to the "World of Sumo"- How well do you know about Sumo? Do you know about the rules of the Sumo match? Do you know what the Sumo-wrestlers eat to grow big? Don't worry, that's why a local tour guide will be there for you throughout the tour to give you insights. Please feel free to ask any questions during the tour! Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!

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Best Culture Tour in Japan - Watching Sumo Wrestling

Sumo is one of the most popular professional sports in Japan and the image of two of these huge wrestlers grappling is one of the most famous images of Japan abroad. Sumo is more than a sport, it is a way of life, unbelievably tough for newcomers but with its rewards for those who reach the top. Ryougoku is the center of the sumo world. Sumo events have been staged in this area for a long time. You are available to watch Sumo Wrestling in live at this tour. To experience the real culture and spirit in Japan. Please check the following available date at first and choose. Date for Chair seat - A Class 9/9、9/12、9/13、9/18 Date for Chair seat - B Class 9/9、9/10、9/11、9/12、9/13、9/17、9/18、9/19 Date for Chair seat - C Class 9/12、9/17、9/18、9/19

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Watch Sumo morning training in Tokyo and enjoy a Chanko Lunch

With this Sumo training tour discover the Japanese form of wrestling with deep origins in legend and history. Join us to visit a sumo stable or beya, where rishiki (sumo wrestlers) live, eat, sleep and train throughout their career. Then enjoy Chanko-nabe, a rich and filling stew with vegetables, tofu, cabbage and bean sprouts mixed with seafood, chicken, pork or beef, and seasonings commonly eaten in vast quantity by rishiki.

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Watch Sumo Training with a guide

The guide will meet at your accommodation and then take you to one of the sumo stables to watch the morning training session. A sumo stable is where the wrestlers train and live together. On the way, your private guide will introduce the history of the sport, and the daily life of a sumo wrestler. During the training, refrain from talking as even a slight whisper will bother the wrestlers. However you will have an opportunity to ask questions to your guide after the training is over. The experience requires guests to take off shoes at the entrance and sit directly on the floor when the training is in session. Chairs are not available. Taking photos are allowed, but a video recording is strictly prohibited. Any violations will result in being asked to leave immediately.

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Tokyo Panoramic Virtual Tour with a Local Guide: feel like traveling to Tokyo

Come join our 1-hour panoramic virtual tour via Zoom! Just like a real tour, we will take you to Tokyo's most coolest places hand-picked by professional tour guides in the virtual world. This online travel experience will be held at home and all you need is a PC or smartphone to join. In the virtual world, we'll introduce our favorite areas of Tokyo such as Asakusa, Akihabara and Shinjuku to give you local insights into cultural backgrounds and some interesting tips at each stop by using our beautiful images, videos and 360-degree photos. Also, this online travel experience would be perfect if you plan to visit Tokyo! Your Tokyo trip would be 10 times enjoyable if you learned some interesting aspects on this experience! This tour is totally adapted to your preferences and interests so, if you have particular things you want to try in Tokyo or Japan, we will recommend you non-touristy places or activities. Please note that a start time shown on the page is in Japan Standard Time.

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