Denka Big Swan Stadium

Stadium / Baseball Park
This stadium is the central facility in Niigata Prefectural Sports Park and is also a certified first class track-and-field event ground. Maximum capacity is around 42,300 spectators. The renowned comprehensive stadium facility is fully capable of hosting international-level events. It also served as the stadium for the opening game in Japan during the 200 FIFA World Cup, even event watched by the world. Also used as the home stadium of the Albirex Niigata J1 League professional soccer team. During Albirex games, the facility is filled with fans.

Spot details

Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Seigoro 67-12
New Year's holiday(12/29-1/3)
A Friday fee may be charged when events and competitions are held.
Parking Lot
Available (143 spaces, maximum 4,390 spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Not available
English Menu
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes (depending on the intention of the organizer)
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly
Pet friendly
Not possible (excluding guide dogs)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • Kicked off a marathon at this stadium!
    5.0 Reviewed : 2017.10.10
    built for the 2002 Football/Soccer World Cup, this stadium is a bit of a white elephant but its a lovely location. The reflecting pool outside is a nice touch. Everything is organized and the place...
  • Great Football Stadium despite athletics track
    4.0 Reviewed : 2017.08.22
    The stadium itself is a little isolated from Niigata City so most foreigners (on a budget) will need to use the bus from Niigata Station. The bus trip is about 10-15 minutes depending on traffic, and...
  • Just a visit
    4.0 Reviewed : 2017.04.25
    The big swan stadium is known for its shape as a big swan and also for hosting the World Cup match for England.. Beckham was here :)The local team plays in J1 League in Japan and consistently...

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