In the 1950s, professional baseball was held at Otaru Sakuragaoka Baseball Stadium. It is one of the most historic stadiums in Japan. The stadium is in Otaru Park, and Otaru General Gymnasium is also nearby.
Address: 5-3-3 Hanazono, Otaru, Hokkaido
Getting to the Stadium
From Sapporo to Otaru Station
It takes about 45 minutes from Sapporo to Otaru by Hakodate Line and about 35 minutes by rapid train (Kai-soku Airport).
If it is an event in the daytime, a day trip from Sapporo might be a good idea.
From Otaru station to the stadium (Otaru Park).
It's about 1.5 kilometers from Otaru Station to Otaru Park, so it takes about 20 minutes by walk.
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Sapporo as a reference for planning your trip.
Many tourists use airplanes to travel from Honshu (the main island of Japan) to Hokkaido. The nearest airport to Sapporo is New Chitose Airport. Here is how to get to Sapporo Station from New Chitose Airport. And we will show you how to get around in Sapporo using major public transportation.
The most popular area for travelers to stay in Sapporo is around the Susukino area or Sapporo Station. Here are some of the best quality hotels in Sapporo.
We have selected some "Must See" attractions for you in Sapporo city. Enjoy!
Sapporo Ramen, Sushi, Seafood, Soup-Curry, Jingiskan (Genghis Khan) BBQ, Corn, Potato, Ice Cream, Soft Cream...You can't stop eating in Sapporo. As Japan's northernmost island, Hokkaido has its own culture and is famous for its fresh seafood, farm & dairy products. We will suggest some ideas about what to eat in Sapporo.