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Ryogoku Kokugikan

Travel Guide - Ryogoku Kokugikan


Grand tournaments of Sumo, the national sport of Japan, are held in Ryogoku Kokugikan, as well as occasional wrestling, boxing, and other sport contests and musical events.
The grand Sumo tournaments are held in Tokyo three times a year (January, May, and September), and each tournament lasts 15 days. Even when there are no main tournaments, visitors can still enjoy the concession stands within the premises. Next to the arena is Sumo Museum displaying Banzuke rankings of Sumo wrestlers, ornately embroidered Kesho-Mawashi aprons, and other Sumo paraphernalia.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Varies according to the event


  • Varies according to the event

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Grand Sumo Tounaments: From 3,800 yen

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from JR Ryogoku Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-3-28, Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, 130-0015


Instagram: AWrestlingHistorian @LetsGoBackToWCW - 2019-11-14

#KensukeSasaki defeated #Sting to win the #UnitedStatesTitle at #WCW World In Japan from the Ryogoku Ko… https://t.co/HC4KarLuMk
🐉山中⭐️ @yamanaka_syubrt - 2019-11-12
@IssitaMarie ☺️✨Thank you! Kenny's match at the Ryogoku Kokugikan is comical and wonderful, and all the fans who w… https://t.co/2ma0n4LpDp
the ghost of fruity pebbles jr @fxkdreaming - 2019-11-08
Matches of The Day for the last five days!

1/5: Daisuke Sekimoto & WALTER vs. Yuji Hino & Okabayashi
BJW Ryogokuta… https://t.co/zPuXLQsQuq
ShiningWizardDesigns @ShiningWizardDs - 2019-11-05
A dragon in repose.The Great Muta @muto_keiji contemplates the lengths he will go to,moments before his historic en… https://t.co/MlvIy8nDSL
まさあき @xxxmasa3xxx - 2019-11-05
♬ #NowPlaying
'A Hard Day's Night' by 'Paul McCartney' on '2018-11-05 The Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Arena 'One Night I… https://t.co/2OjKGD4fx3
Matt @mattsdl - 2019-11-04
Pom Harajuku in Ryogoku Kokugikan yesterday. 🌈
Super happy I got to see her a lot on this trip as well as in such a… https://t.co/r3BJXrYK9G
Rudy Lara @MorePAIN - 2019-11-04
ONE Championship™ (ONE) has just announced that its historic 100th live event, ONE: CENTURY 世紀, which took place 13… https://t.co/ivheQaYk1K
The Council of Commentary @COCommentary - 2019-11-04
WALTER (teaming with Daisuke Sekimoto) wrestled his first match for Big Japan Pro-Wrestling in over 7 years earlier… https://t.co/j7Dfc4CPGM
『水君』 @aguakun - 2019-11-04
Incredible mixed match for Kenny Omega's return to DDT. The atmosphere of Ryogoku Kokugikan changed completely for… https://t.co/x05xGOrigh
Chris Brookes クリス・ブルックス @OBEYBrookes - 2019-11-03
My last match of this trip! Please come and join us today at Ryogoku Kokugikan!

If you can’t make it watch it liv… https://t.co/Jr5htGZtmC
IronMaidenSigyn @QueenMidgard - 2019-11-03
Here’s a song for you… The Red and the Black - Live at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, 4/21/2016 by Iron… https://t.co/ku78F0o1Uu
Itoh Respect Army @ItohRespectArmy - 2019-11-03
'Gonna give it everything at Ryogoku Kokugikan todaaay~~~' https://t.co/NmziL2Rc3P
モート@ 仙台 @brothermort - 2019-11-03
Good morning Tokyo

Today is Ryogoku Kokugikan!! For some of my favourite promotions in the world today.

I'm over… https://t.co/I9UdzrdLQa
モート@ 仙台 @brothermort - 2019-11-03
Great day today. Checked in to the hotel with Matt and Mark then went to Seadlinnng and watched one of the best mat… https://t.co/EdYFTqPmev
モート@ 仙台 @brothermort - 2019-11-03
Live from Ryogoku Kokugikan where Maki Itoh just performed her song on Chris Brookes shoulders for their entrance… https://t.co/c57uexbxU2
🤔 @ProwresHero - 2019-11-02
'Mark Coleman defeats Hideki Suzuki (2:58)
IGF Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2010 - TV-Show @ Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan'… https://t.co/2ms5cAXMFz
iviachupichu@チームRAS•FandoriProject @iviachupichu - 2019-11-01
'I was touched to hear the crowd's response when we announced, 'RAISE A SUILEN has begun!''


I hope you'll… https://t.co/I5rTxFv06I
India in Japanインド大使館 @IndianEmbTokyo - 2019-10-31
On Oct 30, 2019, HE Amb Mr Sanjay Kumar Verma met #IndianBoxing Team at #Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena #Tokyo. Team is pa… https://t.co/H6holTZv8Y
Mike Pavitt @michael_pavitt - 2019-10-30
Boxing taking place at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan sumo venue. Same place Abe took Donald earlier this year. IOC describe… https://t.co/57nIpxjqm7
NDTV Sports @Sports_NDTV - 2019-10-30
The new system, where judges' scoring is updated in real time on a screen, will be tested at the Ryogoku Kokugikan… https://t.co/5qxaVBH8zC
SportsCafe @IndiaSportscafe - 2019-10-30
According to the new system, the scores will be updated real-time and it will be tested at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Su… https://t.co/WrcvO6E5vo
✨everlasting Iauren @howahapi - 2019-10-30
They also revealed that the venue will be Ryogoku Kokugikan
Monkey Buckles @Monkey_Buckles - 2019-10-28
@WeAllFaulter Hama Rikyu or Korakuen Gardens should still have some foliage on the trees.

Edo Tokyo Museum is lite… https://t.co/UyCQDOXrdd
IronMaidenSigyn @QueenMidgard - 2019-10-27
The Red and the Black - Live at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, 4/21/2016 by Iron Maiden
the ghost of fruity pebbles jr @fxkdreaming - 2019-10-26
Match of The Day: Friday, Oct. 25
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. HARASHIMA
DDT Ryogoku Peter Pan
Tokyo, Japan @ Ryogoku Koku… https://t.co/Ns9WnJptGa
トトロヒーロ (岡山) @Totoro_Hero - 2019-10-26
Two weeks of incredible wrestling coming up for me next week.

Two shows in the Ryogoku Kokugikan:
NOAH The Best o… https://t.co/84lmONo8qx
the ghost of fruity pebbles jr @fxkdreaming - 2019-10-22
Match of The Day:
Suwama (c) vs. Jun Akiyama
Triple Crown Championship
AJPW Pro-Wrestling Love in Ryogoku
Tokyo, J… https://t.co/2BeXcDUGBX
animate International @animateInternat - 2019-10-21
🇯🇵 If you want to enjoy the music that was performed at the Ryogoku Kokugikan on April 24 to 25, then you should ch… https://t.co/IdW83rwlNk
the ghost of fruity pebbles jr @fxkdreaming - 2019-10-20
Match of The Day:
Kenny Omega vs. KAI (c)
World Jr. Heavyweight Championship
AJPW Pro-Wrestling Love in Ryogoku
To… https://t.co/l0WAmQFzOQ
the ghost of fruity pebbles jr @fxkdreaming - 2019-10-17
Match of The Day
Tetsuya Naito (A) vs Kenny Omega (B)
G1 Climax 27 Final Match
NJPW G1 Climax 27 Day 19
Tokyo, Japa… https://t.co/R2Tb1xcYvC


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