Toho Stadium is an athletic stadium located in Fukushima Azuma Sports Park in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture, and is the home of "Fukushima United FC" of the J-League.
Getting to the Stadium
From JR Fukushima Station
Take the bus bound for "Sabara" from bus stop No. 7 at the east exit of JR Fukushima Station, get off at "Azuma Sogo Taiikukan (Gymnasium,)" and walk about 10 minutes to the stadium.
It is about a 10 to 15-minute drive from the Fukushima West exit of the Tohoku Expressway. If you are staying in the Fukushima city center, it will take about 30 minutes to get there by car.
The entire Azuma Sports Park parking lot can accommodate 2599 cars, but please note that this park is very large. Please check the team website for more information about the spaces available for parking.
About the Stadium
Except for the main stand, this stadium has grass seating. As you can see in the picture, the upper part of the main stand has a roof, but some seats have pillars that obstruct the view.
Location: 1 Sabarakamikoba, Fukushima City, Fukushima,
Home team Fukushima United FC
Surface: Natural grass
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.