Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium is a baseball stadium located in Fukushima Prefecture's Azuma Sports Park in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture. It will be the venue for softball and baseball games at the Tokyo Olympics. The stadium will also host the home games of the Fukushima Red Hopes of the BC League.
Getting to the Stadium
There is basically no way to get to this stadium except by car.
It is about a 10 to 15 minute drive from the Fukushima Nishi Interchange.
If you are staying in Fukushima City, it will take about 30 minutes from the city.
If you are staying in Fukushima City, it will take about 30 minutes from the city, and about one hour from Koriyama City.
Number of cars: 2599
This is the total number of parking spaces for the entire Azuma Sports Park. This is a large park, so please be careful. Please check the team website for more information on spaces available for parking.
About the Stadium
The stadium will be on one level, with the back rows behind the back nets being the seats over the roof.
The capacity will be 30,000, with 14,390 seats in the infield and 15,610 seats in the outfield.
Location: 1 Sabarakamikoba, Fukushima City, Fukushima
Capacity: 30,000 (14,390 infield seats, 15,610 outfield seats)
Surface: Artificial turf
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.