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Full-Day Unique Sumo Experience in Katsuragi

8 Hours
up to 10 people
English ( Business ), Japanese ( Business ), French ( Native )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

I have been living for more than 10 years in Japan and 3 years in Nara prefecture. I am Interpreter Guide for this region. I could even close my eyes and lead you! Hehe! In this tour, we will discover Taima District, Katsuragi City, Nara Prefecture. Wonderful! One of the moving capitales of Japanese Protohistory, hometown of Sumo, high History and beautiful nature: you will know more about this city and about Japan.

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  • 10:00 AM


    Taima-dera temple was founded in 612 Imperial Prince Maroko, brother of the famous Prince Shotoku while the different towns in Yamato region were turning capitale of Japan. The temple were moved in 681 by Maroko’s grandson and was home of the secte Hosso, nowadays disappeared.

  • 13:00 PM

    Taimadera Street

    We already walked on Taimadera street. It remained traditional while getting modern. We can visit it between Taima-der and Kehayaza sumo museum. Souvenirs for you!

  • 14:00 PM

    Kehayaza Sumo Museum

    Sumo, Japanese wrestling is nowadays recognized all over the World as a side of the Japanese culture but few are the people who really know it. It is in Nara Prefecture, Katsuragi City, Taima District where Sumo was born: to visit this city and Kehayaza Sumo Museum is also the occasion to know more about this sport which is also a symbol of Japan.

  • 16:00 PM

    Chujo-mochi for gourmets

    Chujodo Honpo: after effort comes comfort. After experimenting Sumo, we can go to rest and to eat some delicious chujo mochi, red bean paste on rice paste, the local specialty, in Chujodo Honpo, on our way back. The very good pastry shop can be found in this traditional Japanese street in front of the station before setting off again for new adventures.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Hotel ou gare Taimadera
Ending Point Gare Taimadera ou hotel

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Transportation, lunch (around 1,000 JPY/person), entrance fee (around 500 JPY/person)


Dites-moi à l’avance si vous avez des préférences alimentaires, si vous préférez la marche au bus, etc.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

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Is the price per person or per group?

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Can I add more people to my booking?

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Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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