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Sumo Wrestlers Morning Training Watch


<This tour is now available on February, April, and May in 2019.>

 Our officially certified guide comes to meet you at your hotel and gives you basic guidance on how to properly watch a sumo practice at a sumo stable.

 Stable reservation basically opens 1 month prior to your preferred tour date. In case there are no availability shown, please contact our tour operator by



- Watch sumo training session with knowledgeable sumo tour guide.

- Stroll around vicinity of stable.


Sumo training is famous for being one of the hardest in the world of sports, reaching limits the body can barely endure only the stronger spirits in sturdy bodies can survive the challenge. In Sumo competition not always the bigger wins, technique and ability are necessary to defeat an adversary who often has the strength and the weight of several ordinary man and even moves fast as a cat.


Starting early in the morning, wearing barely nothing even during the Japanese freezing winter, sumo training keeps the path of "budo" martial arts and ancient traditional Japanese customs. The Shinto religion is deeply rooted and the members of the sumo stable "sumo-beya" not only compete but eat and live together in a strict hierarchy of rules displayed also in the training.


 The access to sumo stables is allowed to those who keep the manners and respect the sumo tradition. The solemnness of the event has to be watched in silence, our guide will introduce you in how to keep the rules for accessing the stable and live watching the practice.


<Important Notification>


* Beginning time may vary depending on the stable schedule and meeting place. Our tour operator will inform the actual meeting time after the confirmation of your booking.


*The stable schedule is subject to change and may vary within duration of  an hour ~ 2hours. In case the training duration is only an hour, we will have Ryogoku walk until the end of this tour.


* In case stable needs to accept as many visitors as they can, they may ask you for cooperation to wait at the entrance of stable until the other group arrive. Also, there might be a case that your private tour guide may be requested to be temporary absent during training session.


◆In the end of February and March, a tour is offered in Osaka . Please check the detail here.
◆In June and July, a tour is offered in Nagoya . Please check the detail here.


<Price List>

1 Person 2 People 3 People 4 People

+ 1 Person

¥18,000 ¥27,000 ¥36,000 ¥45,000 +¥9,000

*Tax Not Included



Pick-up at your hotel or the closest station to the stable → Ride the train or subway (public transportation) → Watch Sumo Practice → Tour ends at the closest station from the stable


If you cancel your reservation, the following cancellation fees and remittance charge will be charged:
(1) 14-3 days before the program day: 20 % of the program fee
(2) 2 days before the program day: 50 % of the program fee
(3) one day before, on the departure day, or cancellation without notice: 100 % of the program fee


Basic Fee (Per Group)
Fee per Person

Total Price = Basic Fee + Fee per Person * Number of Participants + Tax

3 hours


Sumo Stable

1 persons

Guiding fees, transportation fee from hotels using public transportation such as subway or JR. In case you prefer to use a taxi or hired car, an actual expense will be charged.

※In case of meeting at your lobby, your hotel should be within a ten-minute walk distance from a JR station on Yamanote Line or subway station. We may charge an additional fee in case your hotel is located out of this range.


Lunch, Food and Drinks, Shopping Expenses


◆Please follow the guide's instruction during the program. We shall not be responsible for any accident caused by disregard of the instructions.

◆This program is not possible for children under 11 years old and people with mobility issues, as guests will be asked to sit down on the tatami or the wooden floor with flat cussion, without a chair, for a couple hours in the sumo stable.

★Before you visit a stable, remember to read following Recommendation and Guidelines you need to follow.

Recommendation and Guidelines (PDF)

◆Please advise us if you have any religious or health restrictions, allergies, or the case where you would like to request a special care for participants, including children. Please email us to check an availability and share the information.
Please note that any programs booked without an inquiry will not be guaranteed.
◆Our services are mainly offered in English. In addition, services in other languages, such as Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian are also available. In case you would like services in languages other than English, please inquire us at as soon as possible. We will check an availability.
◆Our business hours are from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekdays. For inquiries received outside the business hours, we will look into it and respond on the next business day.

◆Before booking, please email us at to check the availability.
Please note that any programs booked without an inquiry will not be guaranteed.




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