This tour will bring you back to the Edo period and attract you with the classical atmosphere of old Tokyo. Stroll around the sumo district of Ryogoku and enjoy lots of attractions, including a typical chanko-nabe lunch!
This is the ideal tour to take after your morning visit to a sumo stable to watch the wrestlers' daily exercise. Also, this is the ideal tour to take if no morning exercises or sumo tournaments are held during your visit in Tokyo. After walking around the old district of Ryogoku, you would feel like you've traveled back in time to the old Edo period. The tour is led by a local guide who will take you to some spiritual spots related to the sumo tradition and Edo period culture such as Ekoin temple and sumo goods shops. You will also have a chance to visit Yasuda Garden, which is the typical traditional Japanese garden, and the historical Edo-Tokyo Museum or Hokusai Museum or The Japanese Sword Museum - They will attract you with its historical and artistic treasure. If you want to buy some sumo-related souvenirs, good shops are available. Finally, you'll have a nice opportunity to eat chanko-nabe hot pot for lunch - the typical favorite meal of sumo wrestlers! Pick up from a hotel in central Tokyo is available in this tour by purchasing the hotel pickup option.