Ryogoku Rickshaw Tour

Ryogoku is famous for National Sumo Stadium and the Tokyo Edo museum, but there are more spots to visit.  Kurumaya Ryogoku takes you to a unique and relaxing journey by Rickshaw.  Our Rickshaw driver is your private tour guide, introducing Ryogoku deeply.

Tour operated on Saturdays , Sundays, and Japanese national holidays.

Please use a contact form for reservation and inquiries.

Price (Including tax)

Course1 Person2 Persons
15 min. course3,000JPY4,000JPY
30 min. course6,000JPY8,000JPY
45 min. course9,000JPY12,000JPY
60 min. course12,000JPY16,000JPY
90 min. course18,000JPY24,000JPY
120 min. course24,000JPY30,000JPY

Course Outline

The tour starts from "Edo Noren"  which is located in front of Ryogoku Station (JR Line).

The course can be customized according to your request   In some cases it is not possible to respond due to traffic conditions.

Course Map

Rickshaw Ryogoku map

①Edo Noren

江戸NOREN発人力車

12 Japanese restaurants are assembled based on the concept "Enjoy the food culture of stylish Edo".    There is a sumo wrestling field in the center, and events of sumo are held.

②Ekoin

Ekoin

A temple having a monument called “Banninzuka (Mound of a Million Souls)” for victims of the Great Fire of Edo which occurred 160 years ago. More than 100,000 people died at the fire. There also is a grave of "Nezumi Kozo(Japanese thief and folk hero) ".

③Ryogoku Bridge

両国橋

A bridge was built in 1686, two years after the Great Fire in Edo.  “Ryogoku”, meaning “two countries”, came from its joining Musashi Province and Shimousa Province
since it covers both provinces.

④Site of the Former Yohei Sushi

与兵衛鮨跡(よへいずしあと)

Hanaya Yohei is known as the inventor of today's Tokyo-style sushi, using wasabi (Japanese horseradish). It closed in 1930.

⑤Site of Kira Residence

吉良邸跡(きらていあと)

Kara Kouzukenosuke is famous for Chushingura. The neighboring residents bought the land around the well where the Kira 's neck was washed, and donated it to Tokyo.

⑥Birthplace of Katsu Kaishu

Katsu Kaishu, born about 200 years ago, is the captain of Knrin-maru, and is the first Japanese captain who made the crossing of the Pacific Ocean.
On the day before the attack on the Edo shogunate, he persuaded Saigo Takamori and succeeded in surrendering Edo Castle without a war.

⑦The Sumida Hokusai Museum

すみだ北斎美術館

Works of ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai in the late Edo period are displayed. He influenced Van Gogh and the musician Dobissy later.

⑧Nominosukune Shrine

野見宿禰神社

Nominosukune, who is regarded as the founder of sumo wrestling, is enshrined.
It was built about 130 years ago, and now it is currently managed by the Japan Sumo Association.

⑨Edo-Tokyo Museum

江戸東京博物館

It is closed due to renovation work, and will be reopened from April 1, 2018.

⑩Yokoamicho Park

横網町公園

After the Great Kanto Earthquake, when people in this area evacuated to the site of the military facilities, as many as 44,000 people were killed by the fire due to the earthquake. Following this disaster the park became the location of the main memorial to the earthquake.

⑪Old Yasuda Garden

旧安田庭園

Donated by Yasuda Zenjiro about 100 years ago
It is an excursion garden that can be admired by walking within the area, incorporating the water of the Sumidagawa river,
It is only one place now, where there is a pond incorporating seawater.

⑫Ryogoku Sumo Stadium

両国国技館

Sumo wrestling games will be held three times a year, every four months in January, May, September.

⑬Sumo Museum

相撲博物館

It is on the right side of the entrance of Kokugikan. Pictures of successive yokozuna are displayed.
Admission is free when there is no event at Kokugikan. Open weekdays only.