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5 star rating: Highly Recommended 111 Reviews

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  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration:  5 hours (approx.)

Don't miss the opportunity to see a traditional Sumo tournament when you're in Tokyo. You'll take the subway with fellow Sumo fans to the Kokugikan (Sumo Amphitheater) and enjoy a traditional Sumo wrestling tournament. You'll also visit the fascinating Sumo Museum to see Sumo-related objects from the Edo period to the present.


  • Sumo wrestling tournament tour from Tokyo
  • Entering the ring ceremony and Sumo matches
  • B-class reserved seats
  • English commentary via audio headphones
  • Assistance provided by your English-speaking guide
  • Chanko dinner (if option selected)

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Here's a chance to get beyond the touristy stuff and witness a traditional and unique part of Japanese culture. Opt for the hearty chanko dinner for a true taste of the sumo wrestler lifestyle.

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What You Can Expect

Tokyo Sumo Wrestling Tournament

Sumo Wrestling Tokyo

At the amphitheater you'll experience a Dohyo-iri (entering the ring) ceremony and see exciting Sumo matches from your B-class reserved seat on the second floor. English commentary via audio headphones is available. The Sumo match will last approximately 2.5-hours, after you will have dinner at a local chanko restaurant (if option selected), where you can enjoy the traditional food of Sumo wrestlers.

Please note: Your guide will meet you at the ticket gates at the Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal and escort you to the museum and tournament, and then later to the restaurant for dinner. The guide will not join you for dinner.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014

Second time I took this tour. It continues to be an excellent venue. I was unsuccessful booking tickets directly online for the last day of the Tokyo Basho. Fortunately, Viator was the only source which had tickets. Love sumo and the last day was quite exciting with a playoff for the title.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2014

Amazing afternoon. A must see for everyone.

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