Kashiwanoha Stadium is an athletic stadium located in Kashiwanoha Park in Kashiwa City, Chiba Prefecture, where the J-League team Kashiwa Reysol played its official matches until 2008.
Getting to the Stadium
Kashiwanoha Park Baseball Stadium is closest to Kashiwanoha Campus Station on the Tsukuba Express, which is about a 25-minute walk from the station.
The station is served by regular, commuter, and sectional rapid trains.
If time permits, you can also take the city bus.
The park itself is large, so there are several bus stops around the park.
It is a good idea to tell the bus driver where you are going and ask him or her to tell you the best bus stop.
If you are driving, there are parking spaces available.
The rules vary depending on the event, so be sure to check the organizer's website if you plan to access the event by car.
About the Stadium
Location: 4-1 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-0882
What to bring
Compared to countries such as the U.S., events in Japan are relatively free in terms of what you can bring in, and there are very few venues where you cannot bring in a backpack.
As for drinks, please note that there are some events where you cannot bring in cans or bottles.
Most Japanese events will allow re-entry, but some events will not allow re-entry. Please make sure to check the event you will be attending.
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Chiba as a reference for planning your trip.
Basic information on sports teams in Chiba Prefecture
1. "Getting there & Around" Kashiwa, Matsudo, Abiko
From the Kashiwa, Matsudo, and Abiko areas of Chiba, the area has become one of the most accessible areas to Tokyo and has a large number of trains.
Considering the traffic congestion in the surrounding areas, it is the best area to use the train.
The Kashiwa, Matsudo, and Abiko areas of Chiba are directly connected to Ueno Station by the Joban Line.
Therefore, if you are heading from Tokyo, it is relatively easy to access the area by train if you consider Ueno as your base.
2. "Where to Stay" in Kashiwa, Matsudo, Abiko
There are a number of hotels, mainly business hotels, at the major stations in each area.
However, there are not that many, so it is better to choose an area based on convenience after considering the balance between Tokyo and price.
3. "What to Do & See" in Kashiwa, Matsudo, Abiko
Although there are no nationally famous tourist spots, Shimizu Park in Noda City is a park where the athletic fields are slightly more challenging and can be enjoyed by junior high school students and up.
4. "What / Where to Eat" in Kashiwa, Matsudo, Abiko
Chiba's fishing industry has long been active in the areas of Choshi, Kujukuri and Sotobo.
For this reason, Chiba is the birthplace of the now nationally famous "Namero," a type of fish.
Horse mackerel, called "golden horse mackerel," is another typical fish caught in Chiba. Sasuke Shokudo in Futtsu City is especially famous for its fried golden horse mackerel, for which people wait in line. In Kujukuri, you can also eat delicious clams.
Chiba, an area close to Tokyo, has a growing number of popular ramen stores and fashionable restaurants, giving you a variety of dining options. Let's find out what delicious food is for you in Chiba.