BEAUTY OF JAPAN

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Walking Tour with Sumo wrestlers in Asakusa and Ryogoku

2016.06.13

Introduction

This is a special tour where ex-sumo wrestler will guide you two historical towns - Ryogoku, sumo town, and Asakusa, popular sightseeing spot.
Experience this rare and unique walking tour that not many people have a chance!

Sample tour route
- Ryogoku kokugikan (stadium where sumo tournament is held)
- Sumo stable visit (weekdays only)
- Sumo goods shop
- Kappabashi street
- Nakamise street (enjoy shopping and eating traditional snacks)
- Senso-ji temple
- Kaminari-mon
※Route can be changed or added upon request if not too far. Please let us know if there is any specific spot you want to go in advance.

◆About Ryogoku
Ryogoku is known for sumo town and there are sumo wrestlers walking in town with yukata wearing.
Sumo tournaments are held 6 times a year and the tournament is held at Ryogoku kokugikan in January, May, and September. You will have a chance to see sumo wrestlers in Ryougoku if you are lucky, but when it comes to actually speaking and touching sumo wrestlers, this Beauty Of Japan program is the only one.

◆About Asakusa
Asakusa (浅草) is the center of Tokyo's shitamachi (literally "low city"), one of Tokyo's districts, where an atmosphere of the Tokyo of past decades survives.
Asakusa's main attraction is Sensoji, a very popular Buddhist temple, built in the 7th century. The temple is approached via the Nakamise, a shopping street that has been providing temple visitors with a variety of traditional, local snacks and tourist souvenirs for centuries.

Price (per person) 
52,000 yen for 1 person
26,000 yen for 2 persons
17,300 yen for 3 persons
13,000 yen for 4 persons or more

Watch Sumo practice at Sumo stable in Tokyo: http://beauty-of-japan.com/tour/sumo-morning-practice/
Confront SUMO wrestlers and eat delicious chanko hot pot: http://beauty-of-japan.com/tour/challenge-sumo-eat-chanko-nabe/
Dinner with Sumo wrestler program can be found here:
<Yakiniku at Nikugatou> http://beauty-of-japan.com/tour/eat-yakiniku-dinner-with-sumo-wresler-tokyo/
<Chanko (hot pot) at Asakusa Chanko-ba> http://beauty-of-japan.com/tour/dinner-with-sumo-wrestler-at-asakusa-chanko-ba/
<Chanko (hot pot) at Kirishima> http://beauty-of-japan.com/tour/dinner-sumo-wrestler-chanko-kirishima/

Tour Detail

Tour Style
This is a cultural experience program.

Programs are offered in English.

Meeting Place
JR Ryogoku station West Exit.
Group Size
Min. 1 person
Max. 8 persons
Duration
2.5 hours
Destination
Tour Itinerary
Tour begins at 1pm from Ryogoku station

Sample tour route
- Ryogoku kokugikan (stadium where sumo tournament is held)
- Sumo stable visit (weekdays only)
- Sumo goods shop
- Kappabashi street
- Nakamise street (enjoy shopping and eating traditional snacks)
- Senso-ji temple
- Kaminari-mon
※Route can be changed or added upon request if not too far. Please let us know if there is any specific spot you want to go in advance.
What's Included
- Translator in the tour
- Ex-sumo wrestler
- English-speaking assistant
- Addmission to the sumo stable
What's not Included
- Transportation fee
- 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 3 days prior to the program date.
Reservations cancelled less than 3 days before the program date will incur the following charges:
- Between 3 days and 1 day: 20% of the program charge
- Less than a day or no show: 100% of the program charge
*Time is in JST.