Sumo Experience in Kyoto
Sumo is an ancient Japanese sport that is related to Shinto. The roof on top of the sumo ring represents the shinto shrine. Sumo wrestlers wear nothing but a tiny loincloth called mawashi. Sumo tournaments held at different parts of Japan during different time sof the year. Kyoto Sumo tournaments are held only during the month of March. Kyoto Sumo tickets can be purchased from http://sumo.pia.jp/en/ and Kyoto Sumo tournaments can be enjoyed at Kyoto Prefectural Gymnasium (大阪府立体育会館 Ōsaka furitsu taiikukaikan in Namba.
You can have a sumo experience at Maikoya by putting on inflatable sumo costumes and take memorable pictures in front of the traditional backdrops. You can also have a chanko nabe in the nanba area afterwards. Chanko nabe is a big hot pot packed with a huge amount of calries usually eaten by sumo wrestlers.
. A unique Sumo experience in Kyoto
.Fun pictures in front of traditional Japan settings
.Enjoy other cultural experiences at Maikoya Kyoto