Meiji Hokkaido-Tokachi Oval (Obihiro no Mori Speed Skating Rink)

The Meiji Hokkaido Tokachi Oval is an indoor speed skating rink in Obihiro City, used as a venue for the 2017 Asian Winter Games speed skating competition. It is located at Obihiro-no- Mori Sports Park, which includes a baseball field, an ice arena, an athletic stadium, and a public swimming pool.

Address: 7-56-7 Minamimachi-Minami, Obihiro, Hokkaido
Capacity: 3,000
Opened: 2009

Getting to the Arena

It's about 7 kilometers away from Obihiro Station, so you can take a taxi, a local city bus, or drive yourself.

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Travel Tips & Information

Information about professional sports teams in Hokkaido

1.Getting There & Around Obihiro

The fastest way to go from Honshu to Obihiro is by flight. There are several direct flights a day from Tokyo Haneda Airport. From Sapporo station, you can take the limited express train to Obihiro. And we also provide some information on the airport and transportation in Obihiro.

2."Where to Stay" in Obihiro

For the place to stay in Obihiro, it is convenient to stay around Obihiro Station.
Rokkatei main store, a sweet shop that is popular as a souvenir, is within walking distance of the station, and several pork bowl (butadon) restaurants around Obihiro Station. If you stay at Tokachigawa Onsen (hot spring), you need to rent a car to get there.

3."What to Do & See" in Obihiro

When it comes to sightseeing attractions in Obihiro City, "Ban'ei horse racing" comes to mind. If you drive from Obihiro, it is also good to see the Naitai Plateau Farm and the Taushubetsu River Bridge, famous as "Phantom Bridge."

4."What / Where to Eat" in Obihiro

Obihiro is famous for Butadon (Pork Bowl) because it is one of the leading pork producing areas in Hokkaido. 

 

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