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This training stable has windows so you can stand in the street and watch a group of sumo wrestlers... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dr100percent
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New York City, New York
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interesting.........

would have love to watch a Sumo match but in December, there are none. This is as good as it gets... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
IceCoolBear
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Singapore
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2-47-2, Nihonbashihamacho, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This training stable has windows so you can stand in the street and watch a group of sumo wrestlers train and do practice bouts against one another. Rain or shine, there’s a group standing outside and watching. There’s a sign that says no chatting and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Dr100percent
Reviewed 21 December 2017

would have love to watch a Sumo match but in December, there are none. This is as good as it gets without joining a private guided tour. Truly grateful to be able to watch the practice outside the window. They could have pull the window...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I truly agree with a previous reviewer that noted that it's a privilege. It really IS a true privilege to get a glimpse of the daily training routine of the sumo wrestlers. I was in Tokyo outside the tournament season, and did not book a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
6  Thank JulsVern
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

If you can't go to a tournament or get inside a stable, this is awesome!! Off the beaten path, our hotel helped give us directions. Must refrain from talking, eating/drinking and using flash photography. Be respectful.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, we were in Tokyo outside of the tournament season and were very keen to see some Sumo wrestling. We looked at various tours to stables, but it was very expensive and while we weren't keen on the idea of just looking through a window...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Vez02
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

They are there most days when tournaments are not in 7:30 til 10am. It is very near subway. Check the website link. There will be a crowd of people so yo you can't miss it! There is a lot of reflection on the glass so...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank mikeazzo
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The viewing area is outside so you can only see thru the window, still if you are short on time and can't get a ticket to the sumo games, it is a nice way to see them practice.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We missed the grand tournament by a week and really wanted to see Sumos in action. Looked at a few of tours but they were all fairly pricey, you had to get up super early and stay for the full 3 hour practice. Arashio Beya...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Canuckle007
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

So happy to accidentally run into this place. I was saddened that I had kids and would not be able to go to a dojo. Or watch the real tournament later in April. I encountered it heading to the subway entrance. Small crowd in quiet...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank gofarandhappy
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Response from mikeazzo | Reviewed this property |
On their website it says 'most days'. We went on a Sunday I think. There are some weeks of the year they don't train.
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