Kokugikan(Sumo Stadium)

Kokugikan(Sumo Stadium)

Kokugikan is the Sumo Stadium with its highly visible green roof in front of Ryogoku Station (JR). Annual Sumo tournaments take place in January, May, and September. Although Sumo is a combat sport, spectators feel the Japanese culture and tradition through things such as costumes of Sumo referees making it popular among foreigners. Restrooms with wheelchair access are available as well as the parking space for wheelchair users (booking required).


1-3-28 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo


EntranceAuto door, almost flat
InsideAuto door, almost flat
ParkingAuto door, almost flat
AccessAlmost flat
Designated seat for wheelchair user available
Available language
Brochure available:English
Inspection date
November, 2015
Nearest stationRyogoku: JR, Toei (Oedo Line)
Elevator between platform and ticket gateRyogoku(JR, Oedo Line): Elevator available
Elevator between ticket gate and outsideRyogoku(JR, Oedo Line): Elevator available
Recommended route
From Ryogoku:JR West Exit
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