Watch Morning Practice at a Sumo Stable in Tokyo

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From $114.85

173 reviews   (4.26)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 60 minutes

Departs: Tokyo, Tokyo

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Meet your guide who will escort you into an exclusive and fascinating world with a visit to a sumo training center to observe a morning practice session. Gain insight from observing this ancient Japanese martial art and get to grips with its rules and regulations.

What's Included

Local guide

What's Not Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Transfer to/from sumo stable

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 70

Additional Info

  • Conditions depend on sumo stable's schedule and can only be confirmed about one week before. Tournaments are held in other months and thus, the stable is closed. Exact dates vary each year
  • Duration will be between 60 to 90 minutes (Please note that this may be shorter when we have tournament in Tokyo)
  • Ending time of practice varies every day
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Activity requires sitting for long periods of time on the floor
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • During sumo tournament season in Tokyo in January, May, September, (around 15th~25th), practice duration will be between 30 min to 40 min. Duration is not usual but price will be same.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, you will receive a 0% refund.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.


Watching Sumo Wrestlers Practice - What an Experience!
urzeetv, 30-12-2022
My family and I enjoyed watching the Sumo wrestlers practice, seeing their work ethic and discipline, and passion for the sport. The tour operator communicated any changes to the location promptly, and made sure we were aware of them.
Highly recommend!
Michael_N, 20-12-2022
Amazing experience! Highly recommend! Got a chance to see how sumo wrestlers practice and even met a real professional sumo wrestler.
Norma, 17-12-2022
Enjoyed every minute watching sumo wrestling practice. I found it really fascinating. I couldn't believe how hard the wrestler worked
Must watch
Pedro_V, 17-10-2022
Amazing group of dedicated Sumo guys that you could tell put all their effort and dedication towards providing a great show.
Tammy C, 09-02-2020
This was a huge highlight for me recently. Fascinating watching the sumo’s go through their routines. A must-do when visiting Tokyo.

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