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Confront SUMO wrestlers and eat delicious chanko hot pot

2016.06.21

Introduction

Chance to interact with sumo wrestlers!!
Learn sumo world's behind-the-scene stories and their daily life, and enjoy Chanko-nabe hot pot!
This is a very rare opportunity to actually play sumo with sumo wrestlers (retired).

Sumo is Japanese national sport and one of Japanese traditional cultures. It is believed that the origin was in the mythical age. Sumo has been familiar with Japanese culture and lives of people. Sumo has many faces such as historical, cultural, Shinto ritual or athletic, and each of them has particular feature.

Let’s eat CHANKO-NABE(hot pot cooking) with SUMO PERFORMANCE. You cannot experience this at anywhere else!
You will hear correct sumo knowledge and have an opportunity to try CHANKO-NABE as well. (CHANKO-NABE: unique meal in the Sumo world) We hope you have great time and enjoy Sumo world.

◆Enjoy the SUMO PERFORMANCE
You will hear sumo history, manner, training, real match and so on with explanations in English.

1. Explanation about fundamental actions by two wrestlers (they were real sumo wrestlers in the past.)
2. Introduction of some techniques including prohibited techniques
3. Real 3 matches
4. You can try playing Sumo with the wrestlers
 *Guests need to wear a costume which is prepared.
5. Souvenir Photo with them!
*Demonstration contents may be changed due to a condition.

◆CHANKO LUNCH
CHANKO-NABE (hot pot cooking) is healthy and nutritionally balanced diet. Why sumo wrestlers can grow so much even if they eat such a healthy meal? It is because they eat it with a huge amount of rice and they train hard every day.

~MENU~
・CHANKO-NABE(hot pot cooking) ※CHANKO-NABE cooked by staff used be sumo wrestlers.
・Rice
・Rikishi Miso
・Dosukoi Salad
・Chips (French fry)
・Citrus sorbet (sherbet)
・Oolong tea, water or hot water (included)

You can order other drinks except for hot drinks for additional fee. (In cash only)
Menu may change by season.

Price per person: 10,800 Yen
*5,000 Yen for children under 11 years old.


Watch Sumo practice at Sumo stable in Tokyo: http://beauty-of-japan.com/tour/sumo-morning-practice/
Walking Tour with Sumo wrestlers in Asakusa and Ryogoku: http://beauty-of-japan.com/tour/walking-tour-with-sumo-wresler-asakusa-ryogoku/

Tour Detail

Tour Style
This is a cultural experience program.

Program is offered in English.

Meeting Place:
Asakusa Chanko-ba (2-27-10 Nishi – Asakusa Taito-ku Tokyo)

Nearest station:
- Tsukuba express Asakusa station exit 3: 1 min. walk
- Subway Ginza-line Tawaramachi station exit 3: 8 min. walk
- Subway Ginza-line Asakusa station exit 1: 10 min. walk

Go outside from Tsukuba express Asakusa station exit 3, turn right and cross the intersection. There is a restaurant on the ground floor after you cross the street with gray pig picture.

From Kaminarimon gate (facing at the gate), go towards left for about 400m. Turn right on the arcade with arched gate and walk another 300m. There is Don Quijote discount store. Turn left in front of the store and cross the crossing. Restaurant on the left.
Group Size
Min. 1 person
Max. 50 persons
Duration
2 hours
Destination

Tour Itinerary
Sumo demonstration starts at 12:00PM
Chanko lunch start at 12:50PM
End of program at 2PM(You may leave the restaurant anytime before 2pm.)
What's Included
- Entrance to the show and lunch.
What's not Included
- Transportation fee
- Additional beverages and food
Tour Tips
Booking process
1. Please contact us for availability through ‘BOOK IT’ button below.
2. We will check the availability and come back to you within 1 business day.
3. Payment request will be sent via Paypal.
4. Reservation is done upon receiving your payment. Confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

Payment
- Fees shall be paid through Paypal. Currently no other payment method is accepted.

Cancellation Policy
Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 8 days prior to the program date.
Reservations cancelled less than 7 days before the program date will incur the following charges:
- Between 7 days and 4 days: 30% of the program charge

- 3 days in advance: 50% of the program charge

- Less than a day or no show: 100% of the program charge

*Time is in JST.

Condition
- Please advise us, in advance, if there are any religious or health restrictions, allergies, or any case where special care is needed when you ask us for availability.