Ryogoku Kokugikan

Event Hall / Public Hall
Called the Ryogoku Kokugikan, this is widely known as a venue for sumo competitions. It can accommodate more than 10,000 spectators and hosts various events besides sumo including pro-wrestling, boxing and concerts. Inside the venue’s shop visitors can purchase sweets and original merchandise featuring sumo motifs even when an official sumo tournament is not being held. The facility also houses the Sumo Museum where visitors can see color prints and ornamental aprons, as well as photos of past yokozuna champions.

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Tokyo Sumida-ku Yokoami 1-3-28
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Update date:2022.06.30

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  • exciting to see in person
    5.0 Reviewed:2021.04.05
    If youre reading this and still undecided, then i urge you to attend! Its unique experience that you can only get in Japan. Currently the seating is limited due to Covid-19 and the viewing time is...
  • Awesome Experience but Beware Tall People!
    4.0 Reviewed:2021.02.15
    I visited in January of 2020 and was lucky enough to experience the sumo tournament I had been watching online in real life! The food available to purchase inside the stadium was surprisingly varied...
  • Great Experience!
    4.0 Reviewed:2020.02.18
    Experiencing sumo Wrestling was one of the best memories. The tradition behind the wrestling matches takes some getting used to but its still great to watch. The day is long, the seats are...

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