The Kumamoto Prefectural Athletic Stadium (Umakana Yokana Stadium) presents a distinctive and beautiful look due to the wing-shaped roof, with floodlight pylons used as supports. The stadium is beloved by the locals, and is used for football matches and rugby Top League matches.
2776 Hirayamamachi, Higashi Ward, Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture 861-8012
From Kumamoto Station on either JR Kyushu Shinkansen, JR Kagoshima Line, or JR Hohi Line, take the Kyushu Sanko Bus to ‘Park Dorm Kumamoto mae’ (¥600/50 minutes) bound for Shika No8. Menkyo Center, then walk 3 minutes to the stadium. Alternatively, from Kotsu Center take the Kyushu Sanko Bus to ‘Park Dorm Kumamoto mae’ (¥520/35 minutes) bound for Shika No4. Menkyo Center.
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