Ivy Stadium is a baseball stadium located in Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture, in the Ikime no Mori Sports Park.
It is the camping ground for the SoftBank Hawks.
Getting to the Stadium
The basic access to the Miyazaki City Ikime no Mori Sports Park is by car.
If you are driving, the park has parking spaces named West, South, and East.
The west parking lot is the closest to the baseball field, but parking may be restricted during events.
Normally, parking at this park is free on weekdays, but on weekends and event days, parking is 100 yen per day for a standard car, and you pay in cash when you leave.
(The system may be different during events.)
(The system may be different for events.) When professional baseball camps are held, there have been seasons when bus companies offer shuttle buses that can take you around the campground efficiently, so please check the team's website.
About the Stadium
Location: 4461-1, Oaza Sugie, Miyazaki City, 880-2101
About the roof
Ivy Stadium will be a single tier stadium, and the back of the back net will have a roof, but depending on the time of day, the sun will shine regardless of the roof.
About the seats
The orange chairs from behind the back nets to near the dugout will be one seat, one seat with a separate type of backrest. The seats from the outfield will be single-panel bench seats.
Outside the stadium
This is the camp site for the Softbank Hawks, and there are monuments related to the Hawks.
Travel Tips & Information
Here is brief information about this city. We hope it will help you in planning your trip.
Miyazaki has planes flying from Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Naha, etc. to Miyazaki Airport.
Miyazaki Airport is located in the suburbs of Miyazaki City, about 8 km from the city, so it is easily accessible to the city. There is a Miyazaki Airport Station at the airport, and you can take the train from the city to Nobeoka and Oita. Buses also go to various tourist areas, making it easy to use.
In Miyazaki City, Nishi Tachibana Street, about a kilometer away from Miyazaki Station, is the mooring for many people, and there are many stores and hotels along this street.
Business hotels tend to be located in this area.
Miyazaki Station is within walking distance, with Richmond and Newell City at the opposite exit from mooring.
If you are looking for a resort atmosphere, Sea Gaia is the place to be. The towering Sheraton at Sea Gaia has a foreign feel to it. The ANA Holiday Inn in the Aoshima area, which is famous for the Aoshima Shrine, is also located right in front of the Aoshima beach, giving you a resort atmosphere. The proximity to Aoshima Shrine is also an attraction.
Miyazaki Jingu Shrine, where the first Emperor Jinmu is enshrined, and Heiwadai Park, where the 37-meter high Peace Tower is located, are some of the tourist attractions near Miyazaki City. Although it is a bit far away, Aoshima Shrine can also be reached by train, which is about an hour from the city.
If you go as far as Nichinan City, you will find a fully restored moai statue.
Also nearby is the Uto Shrine, located in the middle of a cliff.
When it comes to Miyazaki's gourmet food, chicken is the best.
Chicken Nanban and Jidori Charcoal Grilled Chicken are always on my list of things to eat.
In Miyazaki, the downtown area is about a 10-minute walk from the train station, and the stores are clustered in that area. Ogura Honten, famous for its chicken nanban, is also located in this area. Miyazaki is also famous for its fruits such as mangoes and Hyuganatsu. Miyazaki is also famous for its fruits, such as mangoes and Hyuganatsu, which make great souvenirs.