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Taiho Sumo Museum (大鵬相撲記念館)

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Memorial Hall

Taiho Sumo Memorial Museum was established to honor the feats of Taiho, the 48th Yokozuna sumo champion, who grew up in Teshikaga Town in Hokkaido. This museum is located in a corner of a spa town so is easy to get to. You can follow his history from boyhood to his success as a champion sumo wrestler. You can come into contact with his glory as the champion. The ornamental apron and photos of his boyhood, and ones recognizing his spirit in some unforgettable bouts and some must-see footage are here.

place

Hokkaido Kawakamigunteshikagachou Kawayuonsen 2-1-20 (Kushiro / Akan / Nemuro / Kawayu / KussharoArea)

phone 0154832924
place

[6/1-10/20]5:30-21:00
[10/21-5/30]9:00-17:00

Review of Taiho Sumo Memorial Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/02/11 For Sumo Fans
This is a nice small museum filled with memorabilia related to the great Yokozuna, Taiho. He was the wrestler with the most championship titles, 32, before his record was beaten by Hakuho.

If you...
Reviewed:2017/08/10 Its open 5:30am to 9pm- you cant not go!
Its a small museum with limited English and if you dont know much about Sumo and Taiho, it might not be interesting. But really, the fact that they open it for such long hours every day (not days...
Reviewed:2019/12/18 川湯温泉の観光地
川湯温泉の入り口にあります。地元弟子屈町の出身である大鵬の人生について学べます。朝早くから空いており散歩がてら寄るのに最適です。

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Address
Hokkaido Kawakamigunteshikagachou Kawayuonsen 2-1-20 [map]
Area
Kushiro / Akan / Nemuro / Kawayu / KussharoArea
Phone
0154832924
Hours
[6/1-10/20]5:30-21:00
[10/21-5/30]9:00-17:00
Fees
[Admission fee] Adults (High School Students and above) 420yen, Children (Small/Junior High School Students) 200yen

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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          Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.