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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Ajinomoto Stadium


Ajinomoto Stadium opened as a multiple use stadium as Tokyo Stadium in 2001 in the western city of Chofu in Tokyo. It sold its naming rights in 2003, the first stadium in Japan to do so, and is now known as Ajinomoto Stadium.

Ajinomoto Stadium is the home of J-League soccer teams FC Tokyo and Tokyo Verdy. The 50,000 capacity ground also hosts other sports including rugby and American Football as well as music concerts and popular flea markets. The stadium is one of those earmarked for use during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics soccer tournament.

Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo.

The stadium has various green features including a solar-power generating roof, plants growing in the walls to reduce carbon dioxide and two wind power installations for outdoor LED lighting.

Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo, Japan.

There are two other, smaller sports grounds near the stadium, the 3,060-seat Aminovital Field used mainly for lacrosse and American Football and the 800-seat West Field used for soccer and track and field.

Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo, Japan.

Ajinomoto Stadium (Tokyo Stadium) is a five minute walk from Tobitakyu Station on the Keio Line from Shinjuku Station. Cross over National Highway 20 by pedestrian bridge to get to the stadium. Keio buses 調33, 飛01, 武91 and 境91 all run close to the stadium.

Ajinomoto Stadium
376-3 Nishimachi
Tokyo 182-0032
Tel: 042 440 0555

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