Mie Kotsu Group Sports no Mori Suzuka Soccer Rugby Stadium is located in Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture.
The venue sometimes hosts matches of the Honda Heat, a member of the Japan Rugby Top League.
In the past, the stadium has also hosted J-League matches.
Getting to the Stadium
On the map, it is near the Suzuka Circuit, but in reality, it is like walking halfway around the circuit, so it is difficult to walk from the circuit site.
Therefore, the venue is accessible by car.
The venue is located in a large park, so you can park your car in the park's parking lot.
About the Stadium
Mie Prefectural Suzuka Sports Garden has a gymnasium, tennis courts, and soccer and rugby fields.
The park has a parking lot, so the general public can park in the park, but some events may restrict parking, so please check the organizer's website when the event is held.
Location: 1669 Misono-cho, Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture 510-0261
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Mie as a reference for planning your trip.
Kuwana, Yokkaichi, and Suzuka areas are all easily accessible from Nagoya.
Kuwana is about 30 minutes from Nagoya by conventional train, Yokkaichi is about 40 minutes from Nagoya by conventional train, and Shirako Station, the nearest station to the Suzuka Circuit, is about 50 minutes from Nagoya.
Kuwana, Yokkaichi, and Suzuka areas are close enough that you can consider Nagoya as a base for watching the games. As for the Suzuka Circuit, it will be quite difficult to stay at the nearest train station or near the circuit during the event, so the key is to stay at a hotel with good access in the surrounding area.
In Suzuka, you can watch and play at the Suzuka Circuit. In Yokkaichi, you can enjoy the night view of the industrial complex.
In Kuwana, there is Nagashima Spa Land, which attracts 15 million visitors a year.
It is the third largest amusement park in Japan, after Disneyland and Universal Studios.
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.