The Okayama Budokan is the home of the Okayama Rivets, a member of the Table Tennis T-League.
It is located on the Okayama Prefectural General Ground, and in addition to the Okayama Budokan, there is also City Light Stadium and Zip Arena Okayama.
Getting to the Stadium
There are city buses from the west and east exits of Okayama Station, so it is easy to get there. If you walk, it will take about 30 minutes.
From the west exit of Okayama Station, take the Okaden bus for about 6 minutes and get off at "Budokan-mae" (200 yen fare).
It is about a 2-minute walk from the bus stop to the Okayama Budokan.
If your hotel is at the east exit, take the Okaden bus or the Chutetsu bus for 11 minutes and get off at "Budokan-guchi" (fare: 200 yen).
About the Stadium
The Okayama Budokan was opened as a venue for martial arts competitions, and in 2005 it was used for the Okayama National Athletic Meet.
In 2005, it was used for the Okayama National Athletic Meet, and has also hosted a variety of sports, including professional wrestling, professional boxing, volleyball, and badminton.
Location 8-27 Izumi-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama 700-0012
Opened in 1970
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.