RWC 2019- Ecopa Stadium

A 50,000 seater stadium originally built for the 2002 FIFA World Cup this stadium is not only surrounded by forest but affords fabulous views of the nearby Mt. Fuji, is famous for green tea and offers easy access to hot springs. Only 240 kms from Tokyo and accessible by bullet trains which stop nearby a Hamamatsu & Kakegawa cities it’s an alternative base for rugby fans. From Tokyo a 90-minute bullet train will take you to Hamamatsu station. Another 20 minutes from there to Aino station and it’s a 15-minute walk to the stadium!

Date Pool Match Time
Sep 28th (Saturday) A Japan vs. Ireland 16:15
Oct 4th (Friday) B South Africa vs. Italy 18:45
Oct 9th (Wednesday) A Russia vs. Scotland 16:15
Oct 11th (Friday) D Australia vs. Georgia 19:15

To see what else to do in the area take a look at this YouTube video created by Tourism Shizuoka Japan!

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