Sumo Wrestling Museum Kehayaza

Sumo Wrestling Museum Kehayaza

In the midwest region of Nara Prefecture, Katsuragi City lies at the base of Mt. Nijo and its impressive double-peaks. Japan's oldest road Takenouchi Kaido has ancient myths connected and legends related to the Emperor of Japan, is home to historic Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples. There is a historical enchantment to the area that shows Nara used to be the capital. It is also said to be the region where Japan-specific cultural elements, such as sumo wrestling and the Tanabata festival, originated, making it the birthplace of the Japanese spirit. In one section of the city, you will find the Sumo wrestling Museum Kehayaza, a rarity even in Japan.

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Name of facility
Katsuragi City Sumo Wrestling Museum Kehayaza
Name of experience
Be a sumo wrestler and enter the ring in the birthplace of sumo wrestling, Japan's national sport
83-1 Taima, Katsuragi City, Nara 639-0276
Business Hours
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays (open on national holidays), New Year's holiday
Starts at 300 yen (may vary depending on the content)
Payment methods
Cash only
Number of guests accepted (groups)
From 1 person
Telephone number
Multilingual support
Guide tablet computers with support for English, French, Chinese (simplified, and traditional), and Korean
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)


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