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Private Tour - Let's take a look at the life of a Sumo wrestler in Ryogoku!

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Sumida City, Japan

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icon4 to 5 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

Many visitors to Japan know a little about sumo, but most leave without getting a deeper understanding of its history and cultural importance. This private tour of Ryogoku, the historic home of sumo, immerses you in world of sumo by taking you to sumo stables, Sumo Hall, and sumo shrines.
  • Private tour, exclusively for your party: Ensures a personalized experience
  • Get a deeper understanding of sumo culture than is possible by yourself
  • Flexibility to adjust the itinerary to your preferences
  • Visit multiple sumo-related locations
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Tour Guide
Private tour
Necessary expenses for the tour guide
Travel expenses and entrance fees for your own
Money for food/drinks, souvenirs and extra activities for your own
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
The use of private van

Departure Point

RYŌGOKU STATION, 1-chōme-3-20 Yokoami, Sumida City, Tokyo 130-0015, Japan

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
  • The travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest. (Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY 1500)
  • If you do not arrive at the specified starting place after 60 minutes from the agreed meeting time, the tour will be considered canceled.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY otomo travel

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Tour - Let's take a look at the life of a Sumo wrestler in Ryogoku!?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Private Tour - Let's take a look at the life of a Sumo wrestler in Ryogoku!.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Private Tour - Let's take a look at the life of a Sumo wrestler in Ryogoku!?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Private Tour - Let's take a look at the life of a Sumo wrestler in Ryogoku!.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Tour - Let's take a look at the life of a Sumo wrestler in Ryogoku!?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Private Tour - Let's take a look at the life of a Sumo wrestler in Ryogoku!.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Private Tour - Let's take a look at the life of a Sumo wrestler in Ryogoku!?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Private Tour - Let's take a look at the life of a Sumo wrestler in Ryogoku!.

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Visit the Town of Sumo, Ryogoku
Daydream25622615469
, May 2019
Our tour guide Mr. Kageyama was excellent. We would highly recommend this tour with Mr. Kageyama. The tour wery informative and detailed and entertaining. Great value and historical tour for us. Guy and Debotah for Hawaii
icon Response from Host , Jun 2019
It is glad to hear that your tour guide was excellent! Hope you enjoyed the tour plan and come back to Japan again! Thank you so much.
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Product code: 85886P142

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