Ryogoku

Top 10 Things to Do in Tokyo’s Ryogoku District, Home of Sumo Wrestling

Ryogoku (両国) is one of the districts in Sumida (墨田区), Tokyo (東京). Located northeast of the capital, Ryogoku is widely known as a sumo (相撲) town with sumo statues in different fighting positions, handprints and portraits of sumo wrestlers, and large murals adorning its calm and quiet neighborhood. Wandering around is like traveling back in…

7 Things to Do in Ryogoku, the Traditional Town of Sumo

Ryogoku is a district most commonly associated with the popular Japanese sport of sumo. Sumo tournaments have taken place in the Ryogoku Kokugikan (sumo stadium) and sumo stables in the area for over a century and attract visitors from far and wide who come to get a glimpse of the giant wrestlers. The neighbourhood is…

Discover the Best Things to Do in Japan with Our Area Guide

Japan enjoyed nearly twenty million tourists in 2016 and the number is only expected to increase with time. This incredible country of innovation, tradition, excellent food and world-leading entertainment has captured the hearts of travellers around the world. As the largest metropolitan area in the world, it goes without saying that the number of things…