Nagaoka City Gymnasium is a gymnasium located in Nagaoka City.
It is a gymnasium where V-League (women's) games are held and W-League (women's basketball) games are held.
Getting to the Stadium
The venue is about 1.5 kilometers from Nagaoka Station, and it takes about 20 minutes to walk there.
However, please be careful of snow when watching sports in winter.
If you are driving, there is a parking lot at the gymnasium, but there are restrictions on parking depending on the event, so be sure to check the organizer's website before using the lot.
About the Stadium
Location: 1-2-1 Gakkocho, Nagaoka City, Niigata 940-0041
Capacity: Fixed seating on the 2nd floor (1,008 seats)/rollback mobile seating (1,184 seats)
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Niigata as a reference for planning your trip.
1. "Getting there & Around" Nagaoka, Kashiwazaki, Sanjo, Minamiuonuma, Yuzawa
The mode of transportation you should choose to get to Niigata will depend on your location.
If you are in Tokyo, you can use the Joetsu Shinkansen. It will take around 2 hours and 10 minutes by Shinkansen. If you are coming from Tokyo to Nagaoka, it will take about 1 hour and 45 minutes.
If you are coming from Hokkaido or western Japan, you can also use an airplane.
There are flights to Niigata Airport from Sapporo, Narita, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka, and Okinawa.
A limousine bus runs from Niigata Airport to JR Niigata Station, which takes about 30 minutes and costs 420 yen.
This page provides information on how to get to Niigata, Shinbatta, and Murakami areas and how to get there.
2. "Where to Stay" in Nagaoka, Kashiwazaki, Sanjo, Minamiuonuma, Yuzawa
Niigata is a very long and narrow prefecture, with Joetsu, Chuetsu, and Shimoetsu.
If you want to go around in detail, you will need a car because the train connections are not that good. It is important to choose a hotel that is suitable for car travel.
Here is a selection of hotels in Niigata, Niibata, and Murakami.
3. "What to Do & See" in Nagaoka, Kashiwazaki, Sanjo, Minamiuonuma, Yuzawa
Niigata has become a snow country and there are many ski resorts.
There is also a museum in Joetsu City, the birthplace of skiing.
In the winter, people enjoy skiing and snowboarding, but in the summer, the Nagaoka fireworks are famous all over Japan.
Fuji Rock Festival is also held at Naeba Ski Resort.
The following is a selection of sightseeing spots in Niigata, Shinbatta, and Murakami.
4. "What / Where to Eat" in Nagaoka, Kashiwazaki, Sanjo, Minamiuonuma, Yuzawa
Niigata is famous for its Koshihikari rice. In addition to rice, Niigata is also famous for its Hegi soba noodles, and Hakkaisan sake, which is a famous sake throughout Japan.
If you go to Higoe, you can find Murakami beef, and Tochio fried tofu is one of Niigata's most famous specialties.
Sasadango (bamboo dumplings) are also well known as a representative souvenir.