Nekota Memorial Gymnasium

Nekota Memorial Gymnasium is a dedicated volleyball gymnasium located in Minami-ku, Hiroshima City, and is home to the JT Sanders Hiroshima, a member of the V-League. The gymnasium is named after Mr. Katsutoshi Nekota, the world's best setter who played for the Senri Hiroshima Men's Volleyball Club, the predecessor of the JT Thunderers. The museum displays memorabilia of Mr. Katsutoshi Nekoda, and there is also a training camp next to the gymnasium.

Getting to the Stadium

Hiroshima Koiki Park Football Stadium No.1 is located in the northwestern part of Hiroshima City, and is conveniently accessible from Hiroshima City using the Astram streetcar.


From Hondori Station in Kamiyacho, take the Astram to Koiki Koen-mae Station (37 minutes), and then walk 10 minutes to Hiroshima Koiki Park Football Stadium.
It is convenient to use Hondori Station if you are coming from the Peace Memorial Park area, or Kencho-mae Station or Johoku Station if you are coming from the Hiroshima Castle area. The fare from Hondori Station and Kencho-mae Station is 490 yen each way, and 450 yen from Johoku Station.


Hiroshima Koiki Park Football Stadium is about a 20-minute drive from the center of Hiroshima City, and there are 720 parking spaces available at Hiroshima Koen Park.

About the Stadium

Location 1-1, Otsuka-nishi 5-chome, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima 731-3167, Japan
Capacity: 3,000
Surface: Natural grass
Opened:in 1993

Explore Hiroshima

Travel Tips & Information

Here is the basic information about Hiroshima as a reference for planning your trip.

1. "Getting there & Around" Hiroshima

If you are coming to Hiroshima City from the Tokyo metropolitan area or elsewhere, you will basically arrive at Hiroshima Station using the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines.
If you are coming from Kansai or Kyushu, you can use the Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen trains, Sakura and Mizuho.
If you are coming from Kansai or Kyushu, you can use the Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen trains, Sakura and Mizuho.
Here is a guide on how to get to the Hiroshima, Miyajima and Kure areas and how to get around the city.

2. "Where to Stay" in Hiroshima

Hotels in the Hiroshima, Miyajima, and Kure areas are listed below.

3. "What to Do & See" in Hiroshima

The Mazda Stadium can be reached mainly from Hiroshima Station, and the city has many tourist attractions such as the Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Park.
Miyajima can be reached by taking a conventional train from Hiroshima to Miyajima-guchi and then taking a ferry.
Kure is home to the Yamato Museum. Kure is about 30 minutes from Hiroshima by rapid train.
We have picked out some of the best sightseeing spots in the Hiroshima, Miyajima and Kure areas.

4. "What / Where to Eat" in Hiroshima

Hiroshima's okonomiyaki is a famous gourmet food that is famous throughout Japan. Hiroshima is also home to famous souvenirs such as momiji manju.
We have picked up gourmet foods in the Hiroshima, Miyajima and Kure areas and stores in the city.


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