Bochan Stadium is a baseball stadium in Matsuyama Central Park in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture.
It is also the stadium where Yakult player Atsuya Furuta achieved his 2,000th hit.
One or two official professional baseball games are held here every year.
Getting to the Stadium
Matsuyama Central Park is about a 5-minute ride from Matsuyama Station to Ichitsubo Station on the Yosan Line.
The park is just a short walk from Ichitsubo Station, making it an easily accessible venue.
There is a parking lot in the park, but you may have to pay for parking during professional baseball games.
The number of parking spaces is also limited, so be sure to check the organizer's website.
About the Stadium
Location: 1, Ichibonishi-machi, Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture (in Matsuyama Central Park)
Travel Tips & Information
Here is brief information about this city. We hope it will help you in planning your trip.
Matsuyama Airport is convenient because it has flights from most major cities. From Matsuyama Airport to Matsuyama City is about a 15-minute drive. Limousine buses are also available from the airport to the city, and the fare is 630 yen from the airport to JR Matsuyama Station and 840 yen to Dogo Onsen Station.
If you are going to Matsuyama, it is a good idea to stay at Dogo Onsen. There are also business hotels around JR Matsuyama Station.
Ehime is famous for Dogo Hot Spring. It is about a 5 km drive from Matsuyama City to Dogo Onsen and can be reached by train. You can also enjoy sightseeing by combining Matsuyama Castle and the hot springs.
Tangerines are a specialty of Ehime, with their warm climate. In the Matsuyama area, Tai-meshi (Steam Rice with Sea Bream) is famous. There are other delicious casual foods as well.