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2019 Rugby Fanzones in Japan

In 2019, the world rugby tournament is held in Japan for the very first time. According to Skyscanner's Australia match fixtures page, the Wallabies will play their first game in Sapporo, in the Hokkaido prefecture. So for the rugby fans, here are the Top rugby fanzones in Japan.

1. Rugby fanzones in Tokyo

The megalopolis city is preparing to host the tournament. If you appear to be in Tokyo during the event, check out our travelers Top things to do in Tokyo. Luckily, there are 2 rugby fanzones in Tokyo

1. Tokyo Sports Square (3-8-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo). It is expected to be the biggest rugby fanzone in Japan as it is in the heart of the capital and it is a short 5 minutes walk.

2. Chofu Station Square & Chofu City Green Hall (2-47-1 Kojimacho, Chofu city, Tokyo) is in the West of Tokyo, and it will take you about 45min to 1 hour by train to get there.

2. Rugby fanzone in Oita

This city is on the Island of Kyushu, in the south of Japan. The rugby fanzone will be at Oita Ikoi no Michi Square, once again in the heart of the city and a short walk to the Oita train station.

3. Rugby fanzones in Sapporo

Don’t miss out on the Top 10 things to do in Sapporo during the world tournament. The Wallabies will play there first game on the 21st of September and, similar to Tokyo, Sapporo does have 2 fanzones for rugby fans

1. Sapporo Odori Park Odori Nishi 2, Chuo-ku, Sapporo city, Hokkaido. You will be right in the center of the city and will enjoy the view of the Sapporo TV tower.

2. Sapporo Station South Plaza Nishi 4 , Kita5, Chuo-ku, Sapporo city, Hokkaido is just 10 minutes walk from the 1st Odori park rugby fanzones in Sapporo. There are plenty of shops around and if you have not picked up your JR Pass, you can do so at Sapporo Station South Plaza

4. Rugby fanzones in the Shizuoka Prefecture

Shizuoka is a Japanese prefecture located between Tokyo and Osaka and is famous for hosting one of the best volcano climbs in the world Mount Fuji. Shizuoka will have 2 rugby fanzones

1. Sumpu Castle Park (1-1 Sumpujokoen, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka city, Shizuoka). In there, you are in it for a treat, as the rugby fanzone is in park / castle !

2. Soramo & Entetsu Hall (320-1 Sunayama-cho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu city, Shizuoka). From Tokyo, with your JR Pass, you can get to the fanzone via the Hamamatsu Station. Once again, there are plenty of shops around.

Not sure how to get to there? Consult Skyscanner guide of the various Japanese stadium for the tournament.

Source: RugbyWorldCup.com