Sumo Watching Event

2015 September 27 (Sunday)

Ryogoku, Tokyo

Come let's watch Japan's national sport!

The Japanese consider sumo a modern Japanese martial art, though the sport has a history spanning many centuries...

We'll watch the last day of the tournament where you can witness the very traditional and interesting "Closing Ceremony".

A truly Japanese cultural experience!

Event details

  • Event: Sumo watching
  • Date: 2015 September 27 (Sunday)
  • Venue: Ryogoku Kokugikan
  • Meeting time: 2pm
  • Meeting place: Outside JR Ryogoku station (not Oedo Ryogoku station), exit for Ryogoku Kokugikan, by the ticket gate
  • Payment: Pre-payment strictly required

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Entrance ticket
  • Reserved seat (2nd floor arena Section B)
  • Participation fee
  • Event coordinator
  • 8% consumption tax
  • Chance to meet a lot of people and make new friends
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Important Notes

Sumo video by National Geographic
  • Event details may vary due to unforseen circumstances.
  • Tickets will be distributed on the day at the meeting spot.
  • Organization and participation fee are added in the price of the ticket.
  • Group reservation and payment are okay.
  • You will be seated on the 2nd floor arena.
  • We'll watch the last day of the tournament where you can witness the very traditional and interesting "Closing Ceremony".
  • Oedo Ryogoku station is a 5min walk to the JR Ryogoku station (the meeting spot); in case you want to take the Oedo line.
  • We'll grab some food and drinks at a local Izakaya with some people you've met after the tournament (Optional).
  • Final details will be sent to the participants by email two days before the event.

What to wear/bring

  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Comfortable shoes/socks
  • Camera
  • Cellphone
  • Cash

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