How to Watch Sumo Wrestling in Japan. How to buy tickets, when to go, where to sit, what to wear. Tips and tricks to get the best photos and have the best experience. Plus, we have explained the basic rules of sumo wrestling so you know what you are watching when you are there.
Toufukuji (Kyoto) When to go: mid-November to early December. Open from 8AM-4:30PM. Established in 1236, for these long years the beautiful reddish-brown architecture has been immersed in brilliant reds. If you experience the feeling of overlooking the foliage as it’s flooded with light, you might unwittingly feel as though you’ve been transported to a sacred world.
From mid-September until the beginning of November, #Japan’s deciduous #trees begin to change colour, painting mountains, parks and forests with a vibrant palette of reds, brown, oranges, golds and yellows. Just as in #spring the parks and countryside are packed with revellers gathering for #hanami (blossom-viewing) parties, during these months the Japanese flock to their favourite #autumn spots to appreciate the colourful #leaves, called koyo or momiji (two readings of the same characters…
Instead of having kaisekiryouri (Traditional Japanese cuisine) at Hirobun in Kibune, opt to have nagashi-soumen which is a fun way to eat cold noodles. The noodles come sliding down a pipe that you have to catch with your chopsticks as it passes in front of you. They time it so you get your noodles one bite at a time and they make it so you’re only sharing your pipe with your own party so you don’t have to share it with other guests