HottoMotto Field Kobe is a baseball stadium located in Kobe Sogo Undo Park in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture.
It is a stadium where the Orix Buffaloes sometimes hold home games. Kobe Sogo Undo Koen is a large park with several event venues, including HottoMotto Field Kobe, Kobe Sogo Undo Koen Univer Memorial Stadium, and Green Arena Kobe.
Among these large parks, HottoMotto Field is relatively close to the station, making it an easy stadium to get to.
Getting to the Stadium
From JR Sannomiya Station and Kobe Sannomiya Station. (Arrive at Shin-Kobe station by Shinkansen)
If you are going to watch the game based at JR Sannomiya Station or Kobe Sannomiya Station (arriving at Shin-Kobe Station by Shinkansen)
If you arrive at "Shin-Kobe Station" by Shinkansen, Sannomiya Station is one stop from Shin-Kobe.
The Kobe Sports Park Baseball Stadium (Hotto Motto Field Kobe) is only 20 minutes away from Sannomiya Station on the Kobe Municipal Seishin-Yamate Line without changing trains. So, it is convenient to use Sannomiya as a base.
Sannomiya Station to Sogo Undo Koen Station: about 20 minutes
Using the Kobe Municipal Seishin-Yamanote Line
From Sogo Undo Koen Station to the Stadium
Sogo Undo Koen Station can be said to be the station for Kobe Sogo Undo Park.
From this station, you can go to Hotto Motto Field Kobe, Kobe Sogo Undo Koen Univer Memorial Stadium, and Green Arena Kobe.
About the Stadium
Location: Midoridai, Suma-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture
Dugout: Home team on the first base side, visitor team on the third base side
Opened: March 6, 1988
HottoMotto Field Kobe is essentially a two-tiered stadium.
Go to the Orix Buffaloes Team Store at Sannomiya Station
If you are wondering if you can buy goods near your hotel, you may want to go to the team store called B-WAVE in the west exit area of Sannomiya station.
Location 1F Kobe Kotsu Center Building, 1-10-1 Sannomiya-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0021, Japan
If you walk from Sannomiya Station with the intention of heading towards the Kobe International Conference Center, you will find a mall called Santica, which is outside the mall.
You will see Marui across the street. You can see Marui across the street.
Hours: 11:00 to 19:00
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Hyogo as a reference for planning your trip.
Professional Sports Teams in Hyogo
1. "Getting There & Around" Kobe, Akashi, Amagasaki, Nishinomiya, Takarazuka
From Tokyo, it takes about 2 hours and 45 minutes to get to Shin-Kobe Station by Shinkansen bullet train, and then take the subway to the accommodation area.
In Kobe, there are many hotels in Sannomiya (Sannomiya), so you will usually stay in this area.
Sannomiya station is only a few minutes away by subway from Shin-Kobe.
2. "Where to Stay" in Kobe, Akashi, Amagasaki, Nishinomiya, Takarazuka
The downtown area of Kobe is Sannomiya.
Sannomiya subway station, JR Sannomiya station, and Kobe Sannomiya station are all concentrated here, and many hotels are also located in this area.
If you arrive by Shinkansen, you will arrive at Shin-Kobe Station, but please note that the area around Shin-Kobe Station itself is not so developed.
3. "What to Do & See" in Kobe, Akashi, Amagasaki, Nishinomiya, Takarazuka
Meriken Park, Kobe Port Tower, and Kobe Harborland are all easy to visit in Kobe. You can get off at Minato-Motomachi Station, walk around Meriken Park, Kobe Port Tower, and Kobe Harborland, and take the train at Kobe Station.
In the Sannomiya area, Ikuta Shrine and Kitano Ijinkan Street are easy to get around on foot.
Takarazuka is known as the town of Takarazuka Revue as soon as you get off the station.
If your goal is to visit the Takarazuka Revue, you will be happy just to be at this station.
Takarazuka is also home to the Osamu Tezuka Memorial Museum, which can be reached in about 10 minutes on foot from the station.
4. "What & Where to Eat" in Kobe, Akashi, Amagasaki, Nishinomiya, Takarazuka
Kobe is famous for its Kobe beef. Western food is also popular, so check out the popular restaurants.
We have picked out restaurants in Kobe, Akashi, Amagasaki, Nishinomiya, and Takarazuka.