Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall

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Rikishi wrestlers in yukata robe are a common sight in Ryogoku—known as the heartland of professional sumo wrestling—particularly around the neighborhood and near the train station.When in Ryogoku, try visiting the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall to witness the power of these rikishi wrestlers up close.The Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall is distinctive and well-located, and has hosted numerous outstanding and unforgettable sumo tournaments.The sumo hall can also be rented out for various events and ceremonies.
The first floor of the sumo hall has a museum featuring various Nishiki-e (multicolored woodblock prints), Banzuke-hyo (ranking of professional sumo wrestlers), Kesho-mawashi belts and other materials related to sumo wrestling.

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Basic information

Address

1-3-28 Yokoami,

Sumida-ku

Postal code:130-0015

Contact information

Name:Kokugikan Sumo Hall (Japan Sumo Association)

Telephone number:03-3623-5111

Website:http://www.sumo.or.jp/

Access

By train:**
2 min. walk from JR Sobu Line Ryogoku Station West Exit
5 min. walk from Toei Oedo Line Ryogoku Station Exit A4

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