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Unforgettable experience for our family

My wife, 2 sons (4 & 6) and I are travelling Asia for 6 months. Japan was our 9th country in our... read more

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Tom N
Poole, United Kingdom
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Don't just watch it; Do it! Experience sumo wrestling in Tokyo!

Thus far the closest that I had ever gotten to the ancient Japanese sport of sumo was watching some... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2019
Tokyo, Japan
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RAIEN SUMO Training experience! The one and only sumo training experience in Tokyo. Dohyos are usually considered sacred and ordinarily are off-limits to people other than rikishi. However,RAIEN has made it possible for everyone to join this rare...more
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6-37-1 Sinkawa | Subaru comprehensive sports center, Mitaka 181-0004, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 422-45-1111
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife, 2 sons (4 & 6) and I are travelling Asia for 6 months. Japan was our 9th country in our 4th month and the Raien Sumo experience was one of our favourite days from the whole trip so far! The team are so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 31, 2019

Thus far the closest that I had ever gotten to the ancient Japanese sport of sumo was watching some matches on TV, nosebleed seats at one tournament years ago and wearing a sumo wrestler costume for Halloween. That is no longer the case! Today I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

To all people out there who are looking for something truly unique to experience in Japan, this Sumo experience training was so much fun, while tapping into the Japanese culture in such a different angle! Loved the team, my Sumo wrestler opponent and the entire...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

A huge thank you to the team at RAIEN, our boys had a fantastic experience helped by the provision of a translator who was able to ensure that our sons fully understood the instructions they were being given. The instructor was an ex professional sumo...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

This was a truly great experience. It was very we’ll run and everyone (including the sumo) was very friendly and joyful. For me it is a once in a life time chance to try a genuine and unique training session and appreciate the skill required...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

This was one of the best experience so far! I knew we would go through some sort of "training ", but did know what all would be included. I was very happy they allowed the women to dress in the outfit and enter the ring....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

I have lived in japan for 3 years and have gone to a lot of festivals, shows, and all the other “must do” activities...this is 100% the most fun thing I’ve ever done here! The instructors are so much fun and took the lesson very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cari D
Reviewed August 10, 2018

I did not know what I was doing at the beginning, but as soon as I started I got crazy. Traditional sumo training is very interesting. Especially the unique footsteps that train the sense of balance are absolutely memorable. All my family was also very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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