Edion Arena Osaka is a gymnasium located in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture.
The venue hosts the September Grand Sumo Tournament, as well as other events such as boxing world title matches and professional wrestling.
Getting to the Stadium
EDION Arena Osaka is about a 5-minute walk from Namba Station, and about a 10-minute walk from Osaka Namba Station and JR Namba Station.
Nankai "Namba Station
Subway Midosuji Line "Namba Station
Subway Sennichimae Line "Namba Station
Osaka Namba Station on the Hanshin and Kintetsu
JR Line "JR Namba Station
About the Stadium
Location: 3-4-36 Naniwanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture
Opened: January 1987
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Osaka as a reference for planning your trip.
From Tokyo, it takes about 2 hours and 30 minutes to get to Shin-Osaka Station on the Nozomi bullet train. It takes about 20 minutes from Shin-Osaka Station to the Namba Station area by subway.
There are two major airports in Osaka, Kansai International Airport and Itami Airport. Itami Airport is close to Panasonic Stadium Suita, the home of Gamba Osaka, and can be reached by monorail.
Umeda (Osaka Station), the center of Osaka, is about 40 minutes away from Itami Airport.
From Kansai International Airport to Namba, the central area of Osaka, Nankai runs an airport express train, which takes about 50 minutes.
There are hotels everywhere in Osaka, especially in the Umeda and Namba areas.
The convenience of hotels varies depending on the venue, so it is best to choose a station that is easy to get to and book a hotel.
There are many places of interest such as Osaka Castle, Dotonbori, Tsutenkaku, and Universal Studios.
It is also a city where you can watch a lot of games depending on the schedule. It is difficult to visit the city in just one or two days and nights, so be sure to make a reasonable itinerary while checking on transportation options.
Osaka is famous for its takoyaki (octopus dumplings), kushikatsu (skewered pork cutlets), okonomiyaki (savory pancakes), and pork buns from 551 Horai.
As a large city, there are many restaurants.
Find a restaurant that suits your taste and try it out.