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Ryogoku Kokugikan国技館


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.


Tokyo Sumida-ku Yokoami 1-3-28 (Ueno / Asakusa / RyogokuArea)

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Review of Ryogoku Kokugikan

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2020/02/18 Great Experience!
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...
Reviewed:2020/01/16 Great sumo event to watch
I am watching a sumo event while typing

No I am not being disrespectful as it’s a long event but what a feeling watch an type in between matches

It started at 8 but I got here for 9 as I had to...
Reviewed:2019/12/31 This is the center of the Sumo World!
I am fortunate to be able to travel here 3 times a year to watch the spectacle of SUMO wrestling. Some people male fun of this sport, and I rebuke the fools who think this is not a highly skilled...

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Tokyo Sumida-ku Yokoami 1-3-28 [ map ]
Ueno / Asakusa / RyogokuArea
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