Aitaka Koen Multi-Purpose Stadium is a track and field type stadium located in Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, and is the home stadium of Azul Claro Numazu of the J-League.
Getting to the Stadium
The nearest train station is JR Numazu Station, but it is more than 6 kilometers away from the station and a little too far to walk.
If a shuttle bus service is in operation, you will have to pay for it, and it will go directly from the north exit of Numazu Station to the Sports Park.
There are nearly 700 parking spaces in the entire park, and most local fans drive to this venue.
About the Stadium
Address: 202 Ashitaka, Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, 410-0001, Japan
Home Team: Azul Claro Numazu
Surface: Natural grass
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Shizuoka as a reference for planning your trip.
Shizuoka Prefecture is a long, horizontal prefecture. The Hamamatsu area is on the Aichi side, but the Numazu area is closer to Kanagawa Prefecture.
Gotemba is also close to Hakone, which is usually less than an hour away if you have a car. Numazu can be reached from Tokyo by the Tokaido Line, or if you use the Shinkansen, Mishima is the nearest station.
There are a few hotels around Numazu, Gotemba, and Mishima stations, but there are not that many accommodations in the area.
The Shinkansen runs until late, so basically you will be traveling to Tokyo, Nagoya, or Osaka after watching the game.
Here are some hotels in the Numazu, Gotemba, and Mishima areas, including those for sightseeing in Shizuoka the next day.
Fuji is a major tourist attraction in this area. Fujinomiya City and Gotemba City are the gate cities to Mt. Fuji, and Shiraito Falls is also a tourist attraction. Gotemba is also home to premium outlets.
In Shizuoka Prefecture, Hamamatsu is famous for its gyoza(dumplings) and eels.
Hamamatsu is famous for its dumplings and eels, and also for its eel pies.
Here is a list of stores in the Numazu, Gotemba, and Mishima areas.