RYOGOKU STATION (SUMO HALL) AREA MAP with THINGS TO DO

Ryogoku Station is right next to Sumo Hall where Professional Sumo bouts are held. Also nearby is the gigantic Tokyo Edo Museum. A short walk away is Yokoamicho Park with a nice Memorial Building, the ultra modern looking Sumida Hokusai Museum, the Japanese Sword Museum, and the Kyuyasuda Gardens. See below list of things to do while visiting Ryogoku station!

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SUMO HALL - Ryogoku Kokugikan

Sumo Hall is where Professional Sumo Tournaments are held in Tokyo. There are three tournaments held every year in Tokyo - in January, May, September. For info about tickets online click the below website button.

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SUMIDA HOKUSAI MUSEUM

Dedicated to the works of Katsushika Hokusai, an edo period artist whose works gained worldwide fame, the museum has a lecture room, a library, a permanent exhibition space and a room for special exhibitions.

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EDO-TOKYO MUSEUM

The Edo Tokyo Museum has goods and setting from the Edo period (1603-1868) when the culture of Japan developed and flourished. There are life size street scenes and exhibitions on this time in Japanese History.

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KYUYASUDA GARDEN

This traditional garden area was made by Japan's 5th shogun in the 1700's and features pathways through flower gardens, lawns and a small lake. Generally open between 9am and 6pm.

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JAPANESE SWORD MUSEUM

Learn all about Japanese swords at this museum located near the Kyuyasuda Gardens. Exhibitions show the various types of swords, the names of the different parts, and the history of swords in Japan.

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YOKOAMICHO PARK

This park is topped with a pagoda dedicated to those who died in the park after the 1923 Tokyo Earthquake. There is also a memorial hall to those who died in the bombings during WWII, a garden area and a children's play area.

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