Sumo Wrestling


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Sumo Wrestling

Sumo wrestling is possibly Japan’s most recognised cultural event, you’d be mad to miss this spectacle. Dating back 2.000 years, Sumo is Japan’s national sport and as such combines religious, athletic and traditional features. There are several places to watch, check the tour schedule on their website to find out which suits you best. There is also a Sumo museum.

Do & See

Whether you’re a techno buff or want to take in some more traditional Japanese sights and sounds, this city can offer it all. Visit splendid Shinto shrines or indulge in some shopping on Tokyo’s equivalent of Fifth Avenue.