Saitama hosted three first round matches and one
semi-final game, including Japan's first game in Group H.
Capacity: 63,700 - the largest soccer-only stadium in Japan.
2002 World Cup Match Reports.
Sunday, 2nd June:
England vs Sweden (1:1)
Tuesday, 4th June:
Japan vs Belgium (2:2)
Thursday, 6th June:
Cameroon vs Saudi
Wednesday, 26th June:
Final Game 2
Brazil vs Turkey (1:0)
Getting to Saitama Stadium
Saitama Stadium is located just beyond the Tokyo Outer
Loop Expressway; in the eastern part of Urawa City, north of Tokyo.
A rail-link runs to the stadium, 50 minutes from Tokyo;
via the Namboku subway line, to Urawa-Misono Station.
Saitama Prefecture was founded in 1871.
Where is Saitama
Saitama prefecture is located in the middle of the Kanto
Plains (north of Tokyo), with the abundant nature of Musashino and the Kanto-mountains
lying to the southwest.
The 2,400 year old Hikawa Shrine is also near the Saitama
Museum, in Omiya Park.
The Saitama Natural History Museum is located in Nagatoro.
Prefecture - Saitama Tourism.
Connected by two bullet trains, the Tohoku and Jo-etsu
train, Saitama is one of the key transportation hubs in eastern Japan.
If you don't want to stay in Tokyo itself, there are numerous possibibilities in the more
natural surroundings of Saitama prefecture.
Matches in Japan.
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