Kokugikan Arena

Venue Overview

This venue is the spiritual home of the Japanese national sport of sumo wrestling. The interior is designed in a bowl shape to allow spectators to easily view the sumo bouts in the centre of the auditorium from wherever they are seated.

Venue capacities
Olympic Boxing: 7,300

Kokugikan Arena

Events at Venue

Olympic Sports


Access during the Pre Games
Approx. 1 minute walk from Ryogoku Sta. (West Exit) on the JR Sobu Line
Approx. 5 minute walk from Ryogoku Sta. (A3 Exit) on the Toei Oedo Line
Please use public transport.

Access during the Games
Walking distance from JR Sobu Line or Toei Oedo Line "Ryogoku Station"
Please use public transportation to access the venue.
Stations may be added or changed.
Accessible routes would be available at JR Sobu Line Ryogoku Station.

  • Because more than the ordinary number of passengers may be using public transportation during the Games, it may take longer than the required time that is provided on the Internet. It may also take longer to walk from the station to the venue, so we suggest that you give yourself ample time.
  • Please note that during the Games, you may be instructed to use a route that is different from the ordinary route used to access the venue.


3-28, 1chome, Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo


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