Ryogoku Summarized

Travel Information

Ryogoku (両国) is the town of Sumo. It has Ryogoku Kokugikan (両国国技館) where the Tokyo Sumo competition is held. There are many Sumo related things, like their food restaurants, gift shops, and there are many Sumo Gyms in this town. Just walking around this town, you have a chance to meet Sumo wrestler, including Yokozuna. There are bronze statue and palm prints of all Yokozuna.

Tourist Info.
In the season of Sumo competition, you can watch the match here. Grand ceremony is also held here in Ryogoku.

0. at Tokyo Station
1. use JR Yamanote Line to Akihabara station (4 min.)
2. use JR Sobu Line to Ryogoku (5 min.)

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Ryogoku Summarized

If you really want to meet Sumo wrestlers, you will see it here in Ryogoku. There are some Sumo Gym which has open window for practice room. So, you can also watch Sumo Practice.

Try Chanko-nabe which is what Sumo wrestlers are made of. Chanko is one of Nabemono (鍋物, なべ物, nabe cooking pot + mono things, stuffs, kinds) which (鍋物, なべ物, nabe cooking pot + mono things, stuffs, kinds) or simply called Nabe, is a term referring to all varieties of Japanese steamboat dishes, also known as one pot dishes. You can find the best Chanko restaurants which run by Sumo wrestlers.