Sumo Wrestler Challenge and Lunch in Tokyo

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Duration
2 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 12 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
Japanese, English
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Vegetarian, Rain or shine, Near station, With lunch
Catch a rare glimpse behind the scenes of sumo, Japan’s national sport. Take a seat at Yokozuna Tonkatsu Dosukoi Tanaka to enjoy lunch alongside a sumo match before battling a former sumo wrestler.

Highlights

Meet and interact with former sumo wrestlers
Feast on Chanko Nabe and Tonkatsu as sumo wrestlers battle it out in front of you
Learn about the history and culture of sumo
Challenge a former sumo wrestler in the ring
Take part in a Q&A
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals

Experience Details

Discover the world of sumo, Japan’s national sport, less than 30 minutes from central Tokyo! Get up close to the action and take a seat at Yokozuna Tonkatsu Dosukoi Tanaka, a restaurant with a dohyo (sumo wrestling ring). Fill up on Chanko Nabe and Tonkatsu while former sumo wrestlers battle it out in front of you. You’ll learn about the history of sumo, the daily lives of wrestlers, techniques, and ways of the sport. Once you’ve fuelled up on sumo wrestlers' fare, it’s your chance to enter the ring! Get suited up and square off with a former sumo wrestler. After you’ve battled it out, pose for some commemorative pictures and engage in a special Q&A with your sumo wrestling hosts. Uncover the world of sumo and catch a rare glimpse behind the scenes of this mighty sport. This is an experience you’ll want to phone home about!

Inclusions

Tonkatsu Teishoku and Chanko Nabe meal
A ringside seat to a sumo demonstration
An opportunity to battle a former sumo wrestler
Commemorative photo
Question and answer time

Exclusions

Transportation to and from the venue
Any food/drink apart from the Tonkatsu and Chanko Nabe meal set included with the experience

Meeting Point and Meeting Time

Nearest station: 5-minute walk from Kikugawa Station on the Toei Shinjuku Line (Exit A1 is the closest)

Remarks

Please specify any dietary restrictions in advance

Cancellation Policy

Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

Over 14 million residents call Tokyo home. Functioning as Japan's economic and cultural center, it's no surprise the metropolis often appears at the top of travelers' bucket lists. Here, you can find everything from traditional tea houses to futuristic skyscrapers.
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Earliest available date: July 23, 2024
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Free cancellation (2 days notice)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals