Kobe Misaki Stadium, Kobe City
Kobe Misaki Stadium has a capacity of 30,132 and has hosted 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/ JapanTM games, as well as Japan national football and rugby team matches. The minimum length from the stand to the seats is only 6 metres which offers fans an up close viewing experience.
Things to do and see
Kobe city is Japan’s sixth-largest city and the capital of Hyogo Prefecture. As an important centre for business the city also has plenty of things to do and great places to shop and eat.
Kobe’s culinary speciality, known by many as Japanese Wagyu or “kobe beef” is world famous. The city is also known for high-quality seafood and numerous other delicious local specialities.
How to get there
Get to Kobe by bullet train in around two hours forty minutes from Tokyo, or just 12 minutes from Osaka.
Access via other Rugby World Cup 2019 host cities
From Sapporo City via New Chitose Airport – 1 hour 50 mins
From Iwate Prefecture, Kamaishi City via Hanamaki Airport – 1 hour 30 mins
From Saitama Prefecture, Kumagaya City via Tokyo Haneda Airport – 1 hour 20 mins
From Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokahama City via Tokyo Haneda Airport – 1 hour 10 mins
From Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokahama City – 3 hours
From Shizuoke Prefecture – 2 hours 30 mins
From Aichi Prefecture, Toyota City – 2 hours 20mins
From Fukuoka Prefecture – 2 hours 20 mins
From Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamoto City – 2 hour 50 mins
From Oita Prefecture – 3 hours 30mins