Held six times a year around Japan, the final tournament of the year is in Fukuoka this month. For two weeks in November the streets of Fukuoka are made more exciting by the odd glimpse of the rikishi (wrestlers), their hulking mass, elegantly fanned top-knot, full kimono and aroma of talcum powder making them an easy spot amongst the locals.
…and click here to read more about the Kyushu tournament:
• 11/11 (Sun.) ~ 11/25 (Sun.)
• Tickets: ¥2,100 ~ ¥14,800, mid-level box seat (2~4 persons): ¥9,500
• Fukuoka Kokusai Center
• 2-2 Chikkohonmachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
• Ticket information: 0570-02-9310