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Sumo Wrestling

Sumo wrestlers squaring up (Photo: Cathy Cawood)

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All you need to know about the world of Sumo: championships, museums, initiation courses and training.

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Sumo at Yasukuni Shrine

Sumo at Yasukuni Shrine

Mid Apr

Each year Yasukuni Shrine holds a ceremonial sumo event where you can watch sumo wrestling for free

Tokyo 3 Free Entry
The Sumo’s Apprentice

The Sumo’s Apprentice

Martin Giles

A great alternative to paying huge prices to see Sumo Wrestling tournaments in Japan is to join a tour to visit one of the many..

Ibaraki 11
The Sumo Museum

The Sumo Museum

Todd Wojnowski

The Sumo Museum is in a small enclave of Ryogoku Kokugikan stadium, is open year-round, and has free admission.

Tokyo 1
Sumo at Ryogoku Kokugikan

Sumo at Ryogoku Kokugikan

Abi Barber

Discover Japan's national sport at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. Soak up the atmosphere as the world's top sumo wrestlers..

Tokyo 2