York Kaiseizan Stadium is located in Kaiseizan Park in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture, and is where the Fukushima Red Hopes of the BC League play their home games.
Around the park, there is an athletic field next to the baseball field and a gymnasium across the street.
Getting to the Stadium
Kaiseizan Park, where York Kaiseizan Stadium is located, is less than three kilometers away from Koriyama Station. The city bus service is available, but you need to check the number and hours of service. For professional team events, please check the shuttle bus service from the station.
The city hall is next to the stadium, so you can take a bus bound for the city hall from the station.
Parking at the park may not be available on event days, so please be sure to check the organizer's announcement.
There is a parking lot in the park near the stadium.
About the Stadium
Location: 1-5-12 Kaisei, Koriyama City, Fukushima
(10,020 seats in the infield stands, 8,200 seats in the outfield stands)
Opened: October 1, 1952
Before your trip, we have compiled some basic information about Fukushima for your reference.
Basic information on sports teams in Fukushima Prefecture
1. "Getting there & Around" Fukushima, Koriyama
If you are coming to Fukushima from the Tokyo metropolitan area, you will need to use the Shinkansen.
If you take the Tohoku/Hokkaido Shinkansen, the distance from Tokyo to Koriyama is approximately 1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hour 40 minutes, and the distance from Tokyo to Fukushima is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 50 minutes.
By air, Fukushima Airport is located in Sukagawa City.
Fukushima Airport is served by flights from Sapporo (New Chitose Airport) and Osaka (Itami Airport).
There is a limousine bus service from Fukushima Airport to Koriyama City, which costs 1120 yen one way and takes about 40 minutes.
This page provides information on how to get to the Fukushima and Koriyama areas and how to get around the city.
2. "Where to Stay" in Fukushima, Koriyama
There are business hotels near both Koriyama and Fukushima stations, so if you are coming to Fukushima just to watch the games, it is very convenient.
If you are coming to Fukushima for sightseeing as well, you may want to stay in Goshikinuma or Aizuwakamatsu.
Here are some hotels in the Fukushima and Koriyama areas.
3. "What to Do & See" in Fukushima, Koriyama
Sightseeing in Fukushima includes historical attractions such as Tsurugajo Castle and the Byakkotai Memorial Museum in Aizu Wakamatsu, nature attractions such as Goshikinuma, and resorts such as Hawaiians if you go to Iwaki.
In the Koriyama area, the area around Kaiseizan Park, where there is a baseball stadium, is a tourist spot.
Here is a selection of sightseeing spots in the Fukushima and Koriyama areas.
4. "What / Where to Eat" in Fukushima, Koriyama
The most famous food in Fukushima is Kitakata Ramen.
The city is also famous for its peaches, and depending on the season, you can buy peaches at direct sales points.
Koriyama is also home to the local gourmet Cream Box.