If you want to watch the Sumo training, you must know the schedule about Sumo Grand Tournament .
There are 6 times for 1 year, it is not able to watch the Sumo training during Sumo Grand Tournament. Also, it is not able to watch a week before and after Sumo Grand Tournament .
If you watch the Sumo training definitely, you should book to avoid Sumo Grand Tournament.
Annual Schedule Sumo Grand Tournaments dates and place in 2019 *Tokyo [January 13 to 27] *Osaka [March 10 to 24] *Tokyo [May 12 to 26] *Nagoya [July 7 to 21] *Tokyo [September 8 to 22] *Fukuoka [November 10 to 24]
Therefore, if you can watch the Sumo training, you are very lucky.
If it is not possible to watch the Sumo training, instead, the guide will take you to Ryogoku area which is said “Sumo town”. In Ryogoku, you can visit some facilities in Ryogoku-Sumo town, showing you a real-size “Dohyo” – Sumo ring, a Sumo gym from outside, Sumo Museum.
You can enjoy to have a special food for sumo wrestlers, “Chanko” pot. And tour guide will tell you about sumo in detail with his material, such as history, culture, and so on.we believe you can enjoy the ambiance of a Sumo town.
If you are interested in Japanese animation, you should join this private tour.
This tour will visit 3 places related to Japanese animation.
Itinerary of this tour is as follows:
1.Walking tour of Suga-jinja, shinto-shrine, JR Yotsuya-station, pedestrian bridge at JR Shinanomachi-station (all related to Your Name ) 2.Keisei Yotsugi station wrapped by the scenes of Captain Tsubasa, and walking tour of the statues of Tsubasa in the vicinity (Captain Tsubasa) 3.JR Kameari station and walking discovery of the statues of all the characters of Kochikame (Kochikame)
Used Image of this post come on to movie “Your Name”.
New private half-day tour has been released on Nippon PLUS.
This tour visit only around Asakusa, therefore, you can learn Asakusa more deeply .
Viewing deck at Asakusa culture and tourist information center～Kaminarimon-gate～Senso-ji temple～omikuji-experience～purifying rituals～insence smoke～Asakusa-jinja～Hoppy-dori street local souvenir browsing at Marugoto -nippon, viewing Tokyo Skytree over Sumida-river, walking in the culinary street of Kappabashi, stopping at finely made food sample shop and Japanese knife shop and more.
New private half-day tour in Yanaka and Ueno has created by Yoshihisa.
Course of this tour is as follows: 1.Yanaka:Tenno-ji temple, Yanaka cemetry, Hatsune-koji (a minimal bar street), Yanaka-ginza, Nezu-shrine, number of small paths and alleys Asakura-choso kan museum (optional) 2.Ueno:Toshogu-shrine, Kiyomizu-kannondo temple, National Museum of Occidental art, Shinobazu-noike pond and Bentendo-temple, Ameya-yokocho market Shitamachi-shiryokan museum(optional)
Also, transportation will be taken a mini-bus from Yanaka to Ueno.
We think that you can feel atmosphere of Japanese Shitamachi(downtown).
His name is Yoshihisa. And he has special strength in Shitamachi(downtown).
Also, he has created some tours. And then, his tours are unique.
We will introduce his tour on this blog.
At last, his self-introduction is as follows:
Hi, my name is Yoshihisa. Please call me Yoshi. I live in Chiba, half way from Narita airport to Tokyo, conveniently located both to welcome guests and also to guide in town. I am native Japanese and fluent in Japanese, English, and French. I understand some Spanish. I love cycling and traveling. I have a good knowledge about Tokyo and its vicinity through my guiding experiences. I have special strength in Shitamachi, downtown areas inhabited by commoners. I love people, love conversations, and meeting with people from all over the world. I am focused in sharing the greatest moment with all the guests, that could be once in a lifetime experience. I look forward to seeing you soon.