Sumo Wrestling

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

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The Sumo’s Apprentice

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 Sumo schools. You'll see a different side of the sport and gain a close insight into the real life of the Sumo.

Sumo Practice in Dazaifu

Hidden behind Dazaifu's main sites, is a lesser known one where men train their special art everyday to the point of brutal exhaustion. This is Dazaifu's sumo stables.

Sumo at Ryogoku Kokugikan

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