Nice Arena is a gymnasium located in Yurihonjo City, Akita Prefecture, Japan, which sometimes hosts home games of the Akita Northern Happinets of the B League.
Getting to the Stadium
The nearest station is JR Hago Honjo Station, which is about a 30 to 50 minute train ride from Akita Station. There is a bus service from the station, take the city line (Hago Kotsu) and get off at Nice Arena. It takes about 20 minutes by bus from the station.
In general, the venue is accessible by car.
The venue has a parking lot with a capacity of 1,000 cars.
About the Stadium
Location: 18 Tajirino, Ishiwaki, Yurihonjo City, Akita Prefecture
Opened: October, 2018
Before your trip, we have compiled some basic information about Akita Prefecture for your reference.
Basic information on Akita Prefecture
1. "Getting there & Around" Akita City
To get to Akita from the Tokyo metropolitan area, you can either fly or use the bullet train.
JAL and ANA operate flights from Haneda, Sapporo, Nagoya, and Osaka (Itami) to and from Akita Airport.
The flight from Haneda to Akita Airport takes about one hour.
From the airport, take the limousine bus to Akita City (950 yen one way), which takes about 40 minutes.
To get to Akita Station by Shinkansen, take the Tohoku/Hokkaido Shinkansen bullet train, which takes about 4 hours from Tokyo Station.
Here is a guide on how to get to the Akita City area and how to get around the city.
2. "Where to Stay" in Akita City
Akita Prefecture is the sixth largest prefecture in the whole of Japan, including Hokkaido.
Therefore, the location of the hotel is important when there are several attractions in the prefecture.
Here, we will focus on hotels in the Akita City area.
3. "What to Do & See" in Akita City
The most famous sightseeing spots in Akita Prefecture are Tazawako Lake, Oga Peninsula known for Namahage, and Nyuto Hot Spring Resort.
We have picked out the best sightseeing spots in the Akita area.
4. "What / Where to Eat" in Akita City
Akita's specialties include kiritanpo, hinai jidori, and inaniwa udon.
Here is an introduction to Akita's food.