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The Taimanokehaya Pagoda is a stone pagoda made for Taimanokehaya, who was a founder of sumo.  In the reign of Emperor Suinin, Taimanokehaya and Nominosukune wrestled  against each other to find out who was stronger. This was the first sumo wrestling held in front of an emperor. 

 

Address: 83-1 Taima, Katsuragi City, next to Sumo Pavilion of Katsuragi City

Access: 5 minutes’ walk from the Taimadera Station on the Kintetsu Minami Osaka Line

Free parking lot at Sumo Pavilion