Shizuoka hosted two first round matches and one
2002 World Cup Match Reports.
The stadium is located in an area of gentle hills in the western
part of Shizuoka Prefecture.
Tuesday, 11th June:
Cameroon vs Germany
Friday, 14th June:
Belgium vs Russia (3:2)
Friday, 21st June:
1/4 Finals Game
England vs Brazil
Getting to the Stadium
Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa is a ten minute-walk from the JR Tokaido Line
(Aino station), between the cities of Kakegawa and Fukuroi.
Shizuoka prefecture is located in the center of Japan, with Mt.
Fuji in the north and the Pacific Ocean and Suruga Bay to the south.
Shizuoka's mountains and rivers, plains and coastline, hot springs and
lakes fill the prefecture with constantly changing natural beauty.
At 3,776m, Mt Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan. The best time to
climb it is in July and August. You can, of course, take pictures of it at anytime.
The Tea Museum
Shizuoka is the leading tea-producing prefecture in Japan. The Tea
Museum offers visitors a chance to taste local sencha green tea and to learn about the
history of drinking and making tea in Japan.
Shizuoka Airport operates domestic flights to four cities: Sapporo, Fukuoka, Naha and
Kagoshima; regularl international flights to Seoul and Shanghai; and numerous charter
JR Tokaido Shinkansen from Tokyo to Kakegawa takes 1hr 46mins. From Osaka to Kakegawa it's 2hrs 17 mins.
If you're travelling by road on the Tomei Highway, from Tokyo to
Kakegawa, allow around 2hrs 40mins for the journey.
Find hotels in Shizuoka with special online rates.
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