Dime Stadium Ise is a baseball stadium located in Ise City, Mie Prefecture.
The stadium has hosted only one official professional baseball game in the past, in 1972, but has not hosted any official professional baseball games since then, and has hosted open games between the Giants and Hanshin in 2014 and the Giants and Nippon Ham in 2017.
Getting to the Stadium
It is located in an area that is difficult to get to on foot from the nearest station.
Mie Kotsu buses run from Ise City Station and Uji Yamada Station to Kawaguchi Surgical Station, the closest bus stop to the stadium, but the buses run about once an hour and last until evening, so please check the timetable when attending the event.
There is a parking lot at the park, but please check the organizer's website to see if there may be restrictions on its use during the event.
About the Stadium
It is an artificial grass stadium with a capacity of 10,000 people.
The seats will be bench seats in the outfield in the infield, and near the back of the back net will be one seat without a backrest, each seat an independent type.
Location: 159-1 Kusube-cho, Ise City, Mie 516-0014, Japan
Bronze statues of pitchers Eiji Sawamura and Kosei Nishimura
One of the highlights of Dime Stadium Ise is the bronze statue of pitchers Eiji Sawamura and Kosei Nishimura, both from Ise City.
For more information about their careers, please visit the Ise City website.
Mizuki Noguchi Gold Medal Road
Mizuki Noguchi, who won the gold medal in the women's marathon at the Athens Olympics, was also born in Ise City, and there is a stone monument in front of the stadium for Mizuki Noguchi Gold Medal Road.
For more information about the course, please refer to the Ise City website.
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Mie as a reference for planning your trip.
From Nagoya, the Ise-Shima Liner and Vista Car (Kintetsu) run in the direction of Ise and Shima, and it takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach Ise-shi Station when going to Ise Jingu.
The Ise-Shima Liner and Vista Car (Kintetsu) also run from Kyoto to Ise and Shima, arriving at the shrine in the morning and returning to Kyoto in the evening.
Therefore, you can use Nagoya or Kyoto as a base to visit the Ise Shrine.
You can come to the Ise and Shima area from Nagoya or Kyoto by the Ise-Shima Liner or Vista Car, and visit the Ise Jingu Shrine as a day trip, or you can stay overnight in this area. There are hotels, including business hotels, around Ise-shi Station and Ujiyamada Station, which are close to the outer shrine of Ise Jingu, but there are not many near the inner shrine.
When you get to Toba Station, there are more and more large-scale hotels, so please consider where to stay according to your purpose.
The biggest tourist spot in Mie Prefecture is the Ise Shrine.
More than 6 million people visit this shrine every year.
The Ise Jingu Shrine is a sightseeing area that should be visited for half a day, as there are two points of interest, the Outer Shrine and the Inner Shrine.
Speaking of Mie Prefecture, "Matsusaka Beef" becomes famous.
Along with Omi beef and Kobe beef, it is said to be one of the three most famous Japanese cattle.
It is a must-eat local delicacy.
One of Mie's most popular souvenirs is Akafuku. There is also a main store near Ise Jingu Shrine where you can eat Akafuku.