Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium is an athletic stadium located in Kobe Sogo Undo Koen in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture.
It is the stadium where Vissel Kobe of the J-League sometimes plays its home games.
Getting to the Stadium
From JR Sannomiya Station and Kobe Sannomiya Station. (Arrive at Shin-Kobe station by Shinkansen)
If you are going to watch the game based at JR Sannomiya Station or Kobe Sannomiya Station (arriving at Shin-Kobe Station by Shinkansen)
If you arrive at "Shin-Kobe Station" by Shinkansen, Sannomiya Station is one stop from Shin-Kobe.
The Kobe Sports Park Baseball Stadium (Hotto Motto Field Kobe) is only 20 minutes away from Sannomiya Station on the Kobe Municipal Seishin-Yamate Line without changing trains. So, it is convenient to use Sannomiya as a base.
Sannomiya Station to Sogo Undo Koen Station: about 20 minutes
Using the Kobe Municipal Seishin-Yamanote Line
From Sogo Undo Koen Station to the Stadium
Sogo Undo Koen Station can be said to be the station for Kobe Sogo Undo Park.
From this station, you can go to Hotto Motto Field Kobe, Kobe Sogo Undo Koen Univer Memorial Stadium, and Green Arena Kobe.
About the Stadium
Location: Midoridai, Suma-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture
This stadium has a roof over the back rows of seats on the main stand side, but the side, back stand side, and behind the goal will be uncovered.
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Hyogo as a reference for planning your trip.
From Tokyo, it takes about 2 hours and 45 minutes to get to Shin-Kobe Station by Shinkansen bullet train, and then take the subway to the accommodation area.
In Kobe, there are many hotels in Sannomiya (Sannomiya), so you will usually stay in this area.
Sannomiya station is only a few minutes away by subway from Shin-Kobe.
The downtown area of Kobe is Sannomiya.
Sannomiya subway station, JR Sannomiya station, and Kobe Sannomiya station are all concentrated here, and many hotels are also located in this area.
If you arrive by Shinkansen, you will arrive at Shin-Kobe Station, but please note that the area around Shin-Kobe Station itself is not so developed.
Meriken Park, Kobe Port Tower, and Kobe Harborland are all easy to visit in Kobe. You can get off at Minato-Motomachi Station, walk around Meriken Park, Kobe Port Tower, and Kobe Harborland, and take the train at Kobe Station.
In the Sannomiya area, Ikuta Shrine and Kitano Ijinkan Street are easy to get around on foot.
Takarazuka is known as the town of Takarazuka Revue as soon as you get off the station.
If your goal is to visit the Takarazuka Revue, you will be happy just to be at this station.
Takarazuka is also home to the Osamu Tezuka Memorial Museum, which can be reached in about 10 minutes on foot from the station.
Kobe is famous for its Kobe beef. Western food is also popular, so check out the popular restaurants.
We have picked out restaurants in Kobe, Akashi, Amagasaki, Nishinomiya, and Takarazuka.