Hono Ozumo (a dedicatory Sumo Wrestling match) at Yasukuni Shrine, Chiyoda-ku, features some 200 Rikishi (Sumo wrestlers). The ritual starts from 9am. Matches between Maku-shita (low ranking) Rikishi start from around 10:40am. Matches between Maku-uchi (high ranking) Rikishi including Yokozuna (grand champion) start from around 2 pm. This event is open to the first six thousand people. The admission is free of charge.
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Venue: Yasukuni Shrine, Chiyoda-ku
Transportation: The Tozai, Hanzomon or Toei Shinjuku Subway Line to Kudanshita Sta.
March / 2012