Bandai Atami Ice Arena is a skating rink located in Koriyama City, Fukushima Prefecture.
The Tohoku Free Blades, a member of the Asian Ice Hockey League, sometimes play their home games here, and Mao Asada's Thanksgiving Tour is sometimes held at this venue.
Getting to the Stadium
Bandai Atami Ice Arena is a 15-minute walk from Bandai Atami Station on the Ban-Etsu-Nishi Line, which connects Koriyama Station and Aizu-Wakamatsu Station.
The Ban-Etsu-Nishi Line runs about once an hour, so please pay attention to the timetable.
The distance from Koriyama City (near Kaiseiyama Park) to the venue is about 30 minutes by car.
Parking at the venue may not be available on event days, so be sure to check the organizer's announcement.
About the Stadium
Location: 1-1 Tamagawa Sorita, Atami-Machi, Koriyama City, Fukushima 963-1303, Japan
Capacity: Up to 500 (216 seats)
Opened: November 1994
Before your trip, we have compiled some basic information about Fukushima for your reference.
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.
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.
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.
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.