5 Reasons to Go Nagoya Dome

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Located in the city of Nagoya, Nagoya Dome is a place to be for all baseball fans, but it can also be enjoyable for those who have never watched a baseball game in their lives and want to experience the atmosphere at one of the biggest stadiums in the world. Nagoya Dome was opened in March of 1997 and it has been a home for Chunichi Dragons ever since then. It has an impressive capacity and Nagoya Dome also hosts many large scale concerts and events.

1. The atmosphere

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Nagoya Dome has a large seating capacity (38,414 seats) so you can only imagine what it feels like to attend a baseball game when the stadium is entirely filled with cheering fans that are here to support their team. It doesn’t matter if you are a Chunichi Dragons fan or not – this is an incredible experience.

2. Dragons’ Museum

Located on the third floor of Nagoya Dome, Dragon’s Museum is a treat for all baseball fans. There you can see interesting memorabilia from Japan’s baseball league, as well as some pieces from MLB. Plus, you will get a free access to Dragons’ Museum once you purchase your game ticket so there is no reason why you shouldn’t explore this museum.

3. Concerts and events

If you are not a huge fan of baseball, you can always come to Nagoya Dome to see a concert. It is a place that is frequented by some of the biggest names in the music industry today due to the infrastructure and incredible atmosphere created by the attending audience. Nagoya Dome is huge and musicians love playing at this location, so there is no shortage of events you can attend.

4. Shopping at Aeon Mall

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Aeon Mall is located next to Nagoya Dome so you will be able to do some shopping before or after the game. You can also find a variety of restaurants and cafes there, so if you need to refresh yourself and grab a bite to eat before you go to the stadium, Aeon Mall got you covered.


  • Name: Aeon Mall
  • Address: Yada Minami 4-chome 102-3 Higashi-ku, Nagoya-shi
  • Opening hour: 9:00AM – 11:00PM
  • Website: http://www.welcome-aeon.com/

5. Goods Shop

This is the ideal place for all hard core fans of Chunichi Dragons. Goods shop offer a wide selection of cheering equipment, as well as various souvenirs or jerseys from your favorite baseball team. Even the fans of the opposing team can find customized cheering equipment created especially for that match.

Nagoya Dome will provide you with lots of fun even if you are not into baseball. Attending a game at this stadium is an amazing experience and you should definitely check it out.

Have a good trip and travel!

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Aichi Prefecture, Asia, Chubu Region, Japan, Nagoya City