Guided tour

Tokyo: Sumo Wrestling Morning Practice Tour

Tokyo: Sumo Wrestling Morning Practice Tour

From US$ 78.52 per person

Watch Sumo wrestlers go through a morning training session at a Sumo stable in Tokyo. Learn more about the world of Sumo from a local guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 9 participants


  • Watch the wrestlers' morning practice at a Sumo Stable
  • Learn more about the World of Sumo
  • Take pictures inside the Sumo Stable
Full description
Get up close to the Sumo wrestlers of Tokyo with a morning tour of an authentic Sumo stable. See how the wrestlers start their training early in the morning, and learn more about the development of these athletes. Learn more about this uniquely Japanese sport from your knowledgable guide, who will teach you the rules of Sumo as well as the training and diet regimen that the wrestlers follow. You'll have the opportunity to see just how big these athletes are, and you may even get to chance to talk to a Sumo wrestler (not guaranteed).
  • Entrance fee for Sumo morning practice
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pick-up
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

The meeting point is right outside the "East Exit" of JR Ryogoku Station Please note that there are two Ryogoku station. The meeting point is Ryogoku station on the JR line, (NOT Toei-Oedo line). The guide will be holding a red/orange sign saying "Magical Trip"

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Video recording
  • Food and drinks

Know before you go

  • Sumo stables may adjust their schedule at the last minute, based on their tournament schedule and the wrestlers' training. If there is a sudden change or a cancellation of the Sumo practice, your booking will be refunded.
  • Customers may need to sit on the floor as most of the stables do not usually have chairs
  • Customers may not bring in outside food and drink, nor chat loudly during the practice. Please dress conservatively.
  • The Sumo stable has the right to refuse entry to guests who don't obey the rules of the stable. In this case, a refund will not be offered
  • Entrance fee for Sumo morning practice is included
  • The stable decides if customers may take photos of the wrestlers or with the wrestlers on the day.
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