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Sumo Museum 相撲博物館 Museums (Small) / Ryogoku

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The Sumo Museum is located in the ground floor of Tokyo's National Sumo Hall. Here you'll find everything concerning sumo on display, including festive kesho-mawashi, the ornamental sumo aprons, as well as extensive resources on Japan's national sport. Photographs and pictures of the great sumo-wrestlers of history line the walls. Displays are changed six times a year, so you're sure to see something new no matter how often you visit.

Categories Museums (Small)
Nearest Station Ryogoku
Address 1-3-28 Yoko-amiSumida-ku, Tokyo
Telephone 03-3622-0366
Home Page http://www.sumo.or.jp (Available in English)
Business Hours 10:00am-4:30pm; Closed Sat, Sun, & Holidays
Price Admission: FREE

1 Review for Sumo Museum


Ryan
  • Sumo Museum
  • (2007-10-01)
  • The Sumo are large and in charge. The Sumo Museum in Ryogoku is a seasonal tribute to Japan's favorite pastime and is located in a small part of one of Tokyo's largest Sumo arenas. If you are lucky, you might be able to see a sumo when you go to see the small museum. Instead of a museum, it is more like a tribute to the Yokozuna. In the glass cases the ceremonial aprons (kesho-mawashi) that many o... Read More
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