Don't find yourself wrestling for those last sumo tickets! We know that it’s no easy task gaining access to Japan’s national sport, but here we have got everything you need to spend the night enjoying this unique and compelling game. Don't delay, buy your sumo tickets here today and don't miss this unforgettable experience!
Experience the phenomenon that is Sumo, a sport with ancient traditions!
The history of sumo spans over an impressive fifteen hundred years, and the sport has developed and matured throughout its history. The tradition has since continued with the Grand Sumo Tournament taking centre stage in the sport. Here you can see the top sumo wrestling events that are held in the following cities:
January Tournament: Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo
March Tournament: Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka
May Tournament: RYOGOKU Kokugikan, Tokyo
July Tournament: Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Nagoya
September Tournament: Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo
November Tournament: Fukuoka Kokusai Centre, Fukuoka
Each Sumo tournament lasts for 15 days, where the day begins with the younger Sumo wrestlers at 9am, and at 3pm, the Jūryō (second division), begins. The best of the best in Sumo (1st division), begin at 4pm with the Dohyōiri ceremony and a lively atmosphere, with the wrestling finishing at 6pm.
There are many different types of tickets for Sumo, so you can be as close to the action as you like! The following tickets to Sumo events are available:
Ringside Seat: These tickets are close to the Sumo ring, and are not available to small children or anyone at risk if the wrestlers are too close. Because these seats are so close to the fighters, it is not permitted to eat, drink or use mobile phones. However, you get to have the true experience by sitting on your knees and taking your shoes off!
Box Seat:These seats have a great view and it is required to sit on your knees and take off your shoes. However, you can take photographs (tripods or flash not permitted), and you can eat and drink.
Chair Seat:The chair seat is perfect for those who do not wish to sit on their knees, and again photography is permitted (no flash or tripods), and so is food and drink.
Sumo wrestling is a fundamental part of Japanese culture and is simply unmissable for anyone visiting this fascinating country. So don’t miss out the chance to watch Japan's most alluring game and buy your sumo wrestling tickets right here, there are plenty of opportunities to grab a seat right next to the action!