4 A town of Sumo with the Atmosphere of Edo

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Departure time

Departs at 1 p.m.

Duration of
the tour

About 3 hours

Cost 2,900 yen
(breakdown: 820 yen per participant + 2,080 yen for accompanying guide for two people)

You will learn about the tradition and the history of sumo wrestling, a Japanese national sport, at the Sumo Museum. You can also relish grateful taste and experience history and culture of the Edo period at the Edo-Tokyo Museum.
This is a route where you can enjoy the charms of Edo and learn about the transition from Edo to Tokyo.

*Sumo Museum (No admission during the Sumo Tournament in January, May and September; closed on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and over the year-end and New Year holidays)
*Edo-Tokyo Museum is closed on Mondays.


Tokyo Tourist Information Center Busta Shinjuku→Shinjuku Station→ Ryogoku Station (-Ryogoku-Edo NOREN)→The Sumo Museum (The Sumidagawa Terrace Gallery in January, May, and September)→ Kyu Yasuda Gardens→The Edo-Tokyo Museum (closed on Mondays)→Ryogoku Station (end)

  • -Ryogoku-Edo NOREN
  • The Sumo Museum
  • Kyu Yasuda Gardens
  • The Edo-Tokyo Museum

Regarding Guide Services

  • This guide service is provided by volunteers, and transportation is mainly by public transport or walking.
  • The participants for the guide service are up to 5 people. 
  • It will be accompanied by 2 tour guides.
  • Participants are required to pay the costs for 2 tour guides. 
  • The fees shown here are for 1 participant. The price changes depending on the number of participants. We will notify you of the actual fee by email. 
  • The fee for guide services should be paid with Japanese Yen.
  • Among the participants, there must be at least 1 person over 20 years old. 
  • Some facilities may be closed depending on the day of the week.
  • The time and date of departure changes depending on the route, so please check the details for each route. 

* The fee is the amount required for transport and attraction admission fees. (Including the fees for 2 guides). It also includes the amount required for the guides to return to Shinjuku after the guidance finishes. The guidance itself is free of charge.

Regarding Bookings

  1. To apply for a tour, click the “Apply here” button.
  2. We require you to inform us of your first and second preference for route and time/date. Please understand that we may be unable to offer guidance on your preferred date depending on volunteer schedules.
  3. Bookings are required from 1 month to 3 days prior to your preferred guidance date. 
  4. After submitting your booking, we will send a response within a week. For bookings made from 1 week to 3 days before, we will respond the day before your preferred date at the latest. Be sure to include your contact details in Japan.
  5. To cancel a booking, please contact us at least 1 day prior.