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Kokugikan Sumo Stadium & Museum

The Kokugikan Sumo Stadium, also known as the Ryōgoku Kokugikan, is Tokyo’s largest indoor sports arena hosting sumo wrestling tournaments. Sumo is Japan’s most popular sport, so catch an incredible show with up to 10,000 other spectators and find ... 

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The match was on...

June 2013

Chris Hord
Australia

The match was on...

The ceremonial attire of a Yokozuna

May 2011

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Sumo Wrestling: A Yokozuna performing the ceremonial Dohyo-iri.

Bout in sumo wrestling

October 2007

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Wrestlers squaring up to each other.

End of tournament ceremony

February 2014

Hakuho receiving winning trophy

Sumo Art

October 2013

Me and my sons outside the Kokugikan Arena

SUMO

October 2013

One of the Sumos having a chat outside the stadium :)

Arriving at the Sumo tournament

October 2013

This is outside the Kokugikan Stadium as we arrived, there were a lot of people waiting around outside to see their favourite Sumos. It was very colourful with lots of market food stalls as well.

Best Sumo Bout

September 2013

This was the final bout of the day, where we saw one of the Grand Champions lose. The crowd went berserk, but it made for a memorable afternoon for us =)

Sumo wresting

June 2013

Meeting the challangers

Sumo

June 2013

The games begin

We encountered one of sumo wrestlers in the hallway.

June 2013

Chris Hord
Australia

We encountered one of sumo wrestlers in the hallway.

Presentation of the Yokozunas

January 2013

The current Yokozuna's (champions) are presented and introduced.

Ring ceremony

January 2013

Presentation of the highest class wrestlers to the appreciative crowd.

Sumo

July 2011

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Sumo museum

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