Okayama International Skating Rink is an indoor ice skating rink located in Okanan-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama City.
It is the only ice skating rink in the Chugoku and Shikoku regions that is open year-round. It can also be rented out for figure skating, ice hockey, speed skating, and curling.
Getting to the Stadium
It is about 3.4 km from JR Okayama Station to the Okayama International Skating Rink, which is a rather difficult distance to walk. Therefore, the rink is basically accessible by bus.
Get off the bus at "Okaminami Shogakko-mae" (200 yen), and walk back toward the station. When you see the sign for Kamishin Denki, get off the bus and walk back toward the station. Turn right on the street in front of you and walk a little further to the Okayama International Skating Rink. It is about a 3-minute walk from the bus stop.
About the Stadium
The main rink of the Okayama International Skating Rink is an international standard 30m x 60m, and is equipped with NHL-specification tempered glass over fences.
Location 2-3-30 Okanamimachi, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture 700-0866, Japan
Opened December 25, 1965
Renovated and reopened in May 2011
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Okayama as a reference for planning your trip.
If you are coming from the Tokyo metropolitan area, you can basically use the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines or take an overnight bus.
The following is a guide on how to get to Okayama and how to get around in Okayama City.
Places to stay in the Okayama City area include points such as Okayama Station and the Korakuen Garden area. We have picked up hotels around Okayama City.
In Okayama City, there is Okayama Castle in Korakuen Garden.
We have picked up some sightseeing spots around Okayama City.
There are many attractive gourmet specialties in Okayama, such as kakioko, demi cutlets, and hormone udon. The following is a list of Okayama's gourmet foods and stores in the city.