Gushikawa Dome is an event facility located in Gushikawa Athletic Park, Uruma City.
The Okinawa Grand Sumo Tournament is being held at the Gushikawa Dome.
Gushikawa Athletic Park is where the second team of the Rakuten Eagles, a professional baseball team, holds their training camp.
(The First team of the Rakuten Eagles camp at Kin-cho Baseball Stadium.)
Getting to the Stadium
The location of the Gushikawa Dome is about 40 kilometers from the Naha Airport area.
If there is no traffic jam, it will take about 45 minutes by car, but it is generally very congested from Naha city to the highway, so you should expect to spend about 1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Considering that there are few hotels around Gushikawa Stadium, this is an area where you will need a car.
The park has a parking lot for about 200 cars.
About the Stadium
Location: 2336 Gushikawa, Uruma City, Okinawa
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Learn about transportation, sightseeing, and food in Okinawa
Before your trip, we have compiled some basic information about Okinawa Prefecture for your reference.
To get to Okinawa, you need to fly from Haneda to Naha Airport, which takes about 2 hours 45 minutes to 3 hours, and from Kansai Airport to Naha Airport, which takes 2 hours 20 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes.
From Naha Airport, Okinawa City and Ginowan area are about 30 to 40 kilometers away, depending on the location.
There is a city bus service from Naha, but it takes quite a while, so renting a car is a realistic option.
If you are planning to watch the games or sightsee around the Okinawa City/Ginowan area, you can either stay near the various tourist spots, including the beach, or if you rent a car, you can use Naha as a base since there are relatively more options.
The following is a list of hotels in the Okinawa City and Ginowan area.
In the Okinawa City/Ginowan area, there are the ruins of Nakajo Castle, Katsuren Castle, and Zakimi Castle, all of which are World Heritage Sites.
Cape Zanpa is a great place to watch the sunset.
The following is a selection of tourist attractions in the Okinawa City and Ginowan area.
Okinawa soba, taco rice, bitter melon stir-fry, and steak are just a few of the specialties you can enjoy. If you are a drinker, Awamori will be one of the major attractions. Here is a list of Okinawa's gourmet foods and stores in the city.