Saitama will be a venue for the soccer and basketball competitions in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics!
Saitama Stadium 2002
The largest soccer-specific stadium in Japan with 63,700 seats that hosted 4 games including semi-final for FIFA World Cup 2002. In addition to the close distance of stand and field, the two 10.2m×23.5m large-scale video screens bring the spectators powerful replay of impressive scenes such as scoring scenes. (Prefectural-owned facility)
【Access】Address: 500 Nakanoda, Midori Ward, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture. Directions: 15 min. walk from Urawa-Misono Station (Saitama Railway), 45 min. from Tokyo Station (take JR Keihin-Tohoku Line or Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line, and Saitama Railway)
A multiple-purpose facility for the 21st century with the Japan’s first, world-largest class movable system that offers open space from about 6,000 seats to 37,000 seats for various events such as concerts, sports and exhibitions. From the audience seats, the players and artists are as if almost reached and touched. (Prefectural-owned facility)
【Access】Address: 8 Shintoshin, Chuo Ward, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture. Directions: 2 min. walk from JR Saitama-Shintoshin Station, 30 min. from Tokyo Station (JR Ueno-Tokyo Line, JR Takasaki Line, JR Utsunomiya Line)