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Experience the World of Sumo

Experience the World of Sumo

8 total reviews

Regular price $135.00 USD
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  • 3.5-4h tour
  • All ages
  • English

Watch a morning practice near Tokyo, dine with the warriors, try wrestling with them, you can also take photos and more!


What's included

- English-speaking guide
- Comprehensive explanations about sumo
- View the practice session comfortably seated on chairs
- Dining experience with sumo wrestlers
- Vegetarian service available (please notify us in advance)
- Sumo wrestling experience
- Photography allowed at the end of the session

What Makes the “Experience the World of Sumo” tour Unique and unlike any other

  1. Up-close sumo training view: Front-row seat to intense training session
  2. Interactive participation: Try sumo wrestling firsthand against the wrestlers
  3. Memorable photos: Capture moments with sumo wrestlers (when the session ends)
  4. Delicious dining: enjoy 'chanko-nabe' stew together with the warriors, vegetarian version available too (please let us know in advance)
  5. Comfortable seating on chairs: Specially-designed seating area
  6. Insightful English-speaking guide: Learn about sumo rituals and history


  1. Meet english speaking guide in Ueno station
  2. Transfer by train to the sumo stable near Tokyo (about 35 min)
  3. Get explanations about sumo
  4. Watch morning practice (about 1 h)
  5. Try wrestling the warriors
  6. Take photos session
  7. Dine with the warriors
  8. Return to Tokyo by train

※ This itinerary may undergo minor changes due to weather, transportation, or scheduling reasons.


Embark on an extraordinary journey with our Experience the world of Sumo: Join a Sumo stable tour near Tokyo, dine with warriors, and more! Led by our English-speaking guide, this exclusive tour offers a deeper understanding of sumo with insightful explanations. Witness the intensity of a practice session near Tokyo as you sit comfortably on a chair, in our specially-designed seating area. Take part in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dine with the wrestlers and indulge in their authentic cuisine, 'chanko-nabe'. Feel the excitement as you try your hand at sumo wrestling alongside the athletes themselves. Capture precious memories as you snap photos with the wrestlers, creating unforgettable moments. Immerse yourself in the world of sumo like never before, with this extraordinary tour that is unparalleled in its depth and authenticity.

Departure and return

Meeting point:
JR Ueno station Central ticket gate
Japan, 〒110-0005 Tokyo, Taito City, Ueno 7-chōme-1
See google map

Return details:
Return to pickup point
(We will assist if you need a different location)


-A short walking distance of approximately 7 minutes from the station to the sumo stable 

- Accessible for Wheelchair 

 - Seating accommodations: The specially-designed seating area for watching the practice session provides comfortable seating options for individuals with mobility issues, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the experience.

 - Language assistance: Our English-speaking guide is trained to provide assistance and ensure effective communication for individuals with hearing impairments or language barriers. They will make sure you have a clear understanding of the experience and can answer any questions you may have.

 - Additional assistance: If you require any additional assistance or have specific accessibility needs, please let us know when booking the tour, and we will make arrangements to accommodate your requirements to the best of our ability.

Additional information

- Booking confirmation: After making a reservation for the tour, you will receive a confirmation via email or other communication channels provided during the booking process. This confirmation will serve as proof of your reservation.

 - Minimum number of participants: Please note that the tour requires a minimum of two participants to proceed. If there are not enough participants, we will inform you in advance and provide options for rescheduling or refunding your reservation.

-Vegetarian menu requests up to one week before the tour or consult with us

-For groups of 4-8 people shuttle service is possible with extra charge, please feel free to consult our team.

-Train commuting costs are not included (about ¥1040/$7.5)


Cancellation Policy

1. Cancellation made 24 hours or more before the tour start time: No charge will be incurred, and you will receive a full refund.

 2. Cancellation made within 24 hours from the start time: A cancellation fee of 100% will be applied, and no refund will be provided.

 We kindly ask that you inform us as soon as possible if you need to cancel or reschedule your food walking tour. By adhering to this policy, we can ensure the best experience for all participants. If you have any further questions or require assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out to our team.


Q: Which attractions will I visit with Experience the world of Sumo?

A: During this experience, you will visit a sumo stable in near Tokyo, where you can challenge sumo wrestlers and enjoy a delicious lunch.

Q: How much is the Experience the world of Sumo?

A: The price for the Experience the world of Sumo starts from $120.

Q: What is the cancellation policy for the Ultimate Sumo Experience?

A: Cancellation policy: You can cancel your reservation free of charge up to 24 hours in advance of the scheduled departure. If you cancel within 24 hours of the departure time or fail to show up, a cancellation fee of 100% will be applied.

Q: which company provides the Experience the world of Sumo?

A: Experience the world of Sumo is provided by Omotenashi-Japan.

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Meeting Point

JR Ueno station Central ticket gate
Japan, 〒110-0005 Tokyo, Taito City, Ueno 7-chōme-1
See google map

Customer Reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Amazing experience

This was an incredible experience! I still can’t get over it
The training is incredible and everyone is very open to many questions.
I highly recommend

Rebecca Cooper
Highlight of our trip!

We had a brilliant time on this very authentic and special experience. Itay was very friendly, informative and helpful. We are very grateful we got to experience something so unique and get an insight into the world of Sumo.
We have done many tours on our 3 weeks in Japan and this was definitely the highlight for us and our 2 sons (aged 6 and 9)!

Igal kipnis
Great experience

Excellent and fun experience in Japan cloture great hospitality and guide was were nice and welcoming

Ori dervish
Great experience

Great tour! highly recommended and the guide was excellent!

Nathanel Shoshan

Amazing very authentic. We are traveling for three weeks and being in many tours , and this one was the best by far from all of them