1. Experience Japan’s national sport in Nagoya!
2. Learn all about sumo and their customs from an English-speaking guide.
3. Enjoy watching the tournament from the comfort of Western-style seating.
Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel 2nd Floor Lobby
Head to Nagoya Station on foot
Nagoya Station (15 min)
Go to Shiyakusho Station by train
Remarks: This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
Shiyakusho Station (5 min)
Go to Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium
Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium (Grand Sumo Tournament) (180 min)
Watch the sumo wrestlers’ fierce battles and experience Japan’s national sport first hand.
Remarks: Depending on availability, members of the same group may not be seated together. Please note that you may have to wait to be taken to your seat if one of the following such events is underway at the time: a sumo match, the ring entering procession of the Makuuchi division wrestlers (dohyoiri), the ring entering procession of the Yokozuna, the sanyakusoroibumi ritual stomping ceremony, or a speech by the Sumo Association (on the first and the last tournament day). In such cases, you will be taken to your seat when the event is over.
Depart Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium (5 min)
Head to Shiyakusho Station on foot
Shiyakusho Station (15 min)
Go to Nagoya Station by train
18:30 – 19:00
Remarks: Please return to your hotel from Nagoya Station on your own. The guide will be able to provide information about access to transportation.
Child 6-11 years From $90.00