Monthly Archives: October 2020

The Sumo Museum – A Tribute to Japan’s Most Famous Sport

(Image by The White House via Ryogoku Kokugikan – A Stadium with a Museum Sumo is perhaps the most famous sporting export of Japan. It is in equal parts an awesome athletic display and a tradition-laden spectacle that is sure to please any visitor who happens to catch one of the major tournaments spread throughout the calendar. In Tokyo’s famous sumo stadium called the Ryogoku Kokugikan, however, there is more to see than just the matches. To be frank, there is pretty much no reason to visit the Kokugikan Stadium unless you’re watching a sumo match. But if you are already at the Edo-Tokyo Museum next door, consider a … 続きを読む