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Ryogoku Kokugikan

Travel Guide - Ryogoku Kokugikan

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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

ClosedClosed

  • 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

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@WalkinWithElias - 2020-01-31
flights from home to Tokyo and 4 nights stay right next to Ryōgoku Kokugikan for the final G1 nights for $1200 AUD, what a steal x
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Shangri-la10 @7Shangrila10 - 2020-01-28
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Shangri-la10 @7Shangrila10 - 2020-01-28
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