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[ASAKUSA] Sumo Watching Tour(宿泊者限定 Hotel/House guests only)


  • Fee : JPY 4,000 (Tax included)
Sumo (相撲) is Japan's national sport as you know. 
Grand Tournaments in Tokyo Ryogoku Kokugikan are held only in January, May and September. 

On May 19th and 24th, SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA staff will guide you to watch the sumo tournament together. 

Don't miss this chance!

[Date] May 19th (Fri) and 24th (Wed), 2017
[Meeting Time]  12:10PM
[Fee] JPY 4,000

- Short lecture about SUMO by Asakusa Staff (30min)
- Small snacks & drinks will be provided.

1:00 PM - Departing from SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA
- by water bus on Sumida river (can be changed to train due to weather condition)
* Transportation costs extra.

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Watch the exciting Sumo tournament together!

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Appointment required. To reserve this tour, 
please contact SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA via e-mail.

In the e-mail, please include the following information. 
[1] Request for attending the SUMO WATCHING TOUR on May [19th or 24th]
[2] Name 
[3] Your telephone number if you have one.
[4] House name & Room no. if you are a SAKURA HOUSE resident.
[4] Check-in date & check-in hotel if you are SAKURA HOTEL/HOSTEL guest.
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Please Note;
- Only the first 18 applicants will be accepted.
- This is a rain-or-shine event.
- This event is only for guests who are staying at SAKURA HOUSE/HOTELs.
- The fee should be paid in advance in CASH.
- The paid fee isn't refundable in all cases.

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E-mail :

TEL : 03-3847-8111

5/7 Kawagoe Walking Tour guided by Goodwill Ambassador


5/7 Kawagoe Walking Tour guided by Goodwill Ambassador

Hello, this is Sakura Hotel Ikebukuro. 
We would like to inform you our special event during your stay! 

The event is upcoming to 7th May, Sunday. 
We are going to Kawagoe. 
Kawagoe is a city located in Saitama prefecture which is neighborhood of Tokyo. 
The city retains an ambience reminiscent of an old town from the Edo Period (1603-1867)!!! 

Why not visit the temples and learn about historical heritage, fill up on Japanese food and be relax as feeling of Edo Period!! 

You are super lucky! 
English speaking guide 'ARIYA' who is Kawagoe Goodwill Ambassador!!!!! 

Please check the details and sign up now! 

Date: 7th May 2017, Sunday 
Meeting Time and Point: 11:45 AM at Sakura Hotel Ikebukuro 

Schedule: 12:00 Leaving Sakura Hotel Ikebukuro 
          13:00 Get into Kawagoe Station 
          14:30 Leaving Kawagoe Station 
          15:30 Back to Ikebukuro Station / Break up 

*Fare: 1,000 yen (Round trip fare from Ikebukuro) 
*The event is only for Sakura Hotel guests & Sakura House residents. 

To sign up, please send a message: 

1. Names (All the participants) 
2. Sakura House Name & Room # / Sakura Hotel & Hostel's Name & Check-in Date 
3. Telephone Number (if any in Japan) 

***Photograph/Movie Usage Agrement*** 

We are glad that you agree the right to Sakura Hotel and 
its group company Sakura House to use your photograph(s) or movie(s) in their advertisement,including follows. 

-Web pages 
-Flyers and brochures 
-As apart of advertisment material for magazines, 
 newspaper, and other media. 

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E-mail :

TEL : 03-3971-2237

WADAIKO -Japanese Drums- Performance & Workshop


  • Day : from PM 07:00 to PM 08:00
  • Fee : JPY 0 (Tax included)
The WADAIKO drum performer, Erika FUJII, a member of the professional percussion group "Samurai Drum IKKI", working actively all over the nation and overseas, performs solo at SAKURA HOSTEL ASAKUSA.
Erika, a short skinny Japanese lady in her 20s, will shake you and move your emotion with her powerful drumbeats. 

You'll be also given a brief instruction about what wadaikos are and an opportunity to play drums with her.
Be brave to join this little workshop, which is amazing! 
In the beginning it looks hard, but in the end, you'll find yourself being a good drummer.

Check VIDEO from her past performance.

■Date:             Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
■Time:            19:00-20:00
■Admission:  Free

*This is the event only for Sakura House Residents / Sakura Hotel & Hostel Customers.

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