Mount Chausuyama is a mountain located on the border between Aichi and Nagano Prefectures, whose summit is on the Aichi side. In snowy months, the Chausuyama highlands boast the only ski resort in Aichi and, in March, the mountain comes alive with the bloom of around 400,000 pink shibazakura (moss phlox) flowers!
70-185 Goshodaira, Sakauba, Toyone-mura, Kitashitara-gun, Aichi Prefecture
By car from Tomei Expressway Nagoya IC, in about 120 minutes.
In 1634, the 11th generation priest of Kojaku-ji Temple, Osho Sanei, planted cedar and maple trees by hand in this gorge. Throughout most of the 20th century, resident volunteers added to their number by planting more maple trees. Today, some 4,000 trees of eleven types of Japanese maple can be found here, ranging in colour from shades of red to yellow.
26-1 Miyadaira, Asuke-cho, Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture
Take the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line from Toyohashi Station of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for 20 minutes. Alight at Higashi Okazaki Station and take the Meitetsu bus Asuke / Okazaki Line for 70 minutes to alight at Korankei.
The Castles of Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture is the birthplace of samurai heroes Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu, who are known as “the three warlords” who fought to unify Japan into a single nation. All were born in Aichi during the Sengoku, or Warring States, period about 500 years ago. At Nagoya Castle, we can witness a glimpse of this history. One of the castle’s more interesting and unique aspects is the pair of golden dolphins that rest on its roof. In nearby Gifu Prefecture, continue your journey to Inuyama Castle, one of the oldest surviving Japanese feudal castles, dating from 1440. Though the castle has undergone repairs over the years, its recreation is not like that of other castles. Its power to connect you to history makes it very special.
City of Toyota Stadium
There isn’t a single seat in the purpose-built, rectangular City of Toyota Stadium that doesn’t have an absolute cracking view of the on-field action. With its steep, high stands, fans feel like they’re on top of the pitch. Set to host some truly epic matches, including the massive Japan v Samoa game, City of Toyota Stadium will be absolutely pumping across all four of its RWC 2019 fixtures.
7-2 Sengokucho, Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture 471-0016
Opening hours and stadium information
City of Toyota Stadium will open two and a half hours before kick-off to allow spectators time to get to their seats as well as enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime RWC 2019 atmosphere. Due to large crowds, spectators may experience delays when entering the stadium, so we recommend you arrive at the stadium at least 90 minutes before kick-off, allowing at least 60 minutes to clear security and access your seat.
Monday 23 September 19:15 (JST) Wales v Georgia
Saturday 28 September 18:45 (JST) South Africa v Namibia
Saturday 5 October 19:30 (JST) Japan v Samoa
Saturday 12 October 13:45 (JST) New Zealand v Italy
Rugby World Cup 2019™ Fanzones
Rugby World Cup 2019TM Fanzones bring together fans from all over the world to celebrate everything that is rugby. Take in the unique culture, entertainment and local food and drink of each host city while watching matches live on the big screen and enjoying one-of-a-kind RWC 2019 events on show. Make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime experience and meet fellow fans from across the globe!
Getting to the Fanzone at Sky Hall Toyota
18-minute walk from Toyota-shi Station
20-minute walk from Shin-Toyota station on the Aichi Loop line
Park and ride is available to the Fanzone.
Watch matches on a giant screen with local and international rugby fans while enjoying local food and drink and sharing in the excitement of this once-in-a-lifetime event.
20, 23, 28 September
5, 12–13, 19–20 and 26–27 October
For more information, please visit rugbyworldcup.com/fanzones
Getting to and from City of Toyota Stadium
- There will be no parking at City of Toyota Stadium on match days. Please use public transport where possible. If you intend to drive, please use park and ride. Spaces are by reservation only and are limited, so book your place well in advance to avoid disappointment.
- Public transport, shuttle buses and taxi services are expected to be very busy before and after the match. Make sure you factor this into your commuting time.
- The closest stations to City of Toyota Stadium are Meitetsu Toyota-shi Station and Shin-Toyota Station on the Aichi Loop Line. City of Toyota Stadium is a 15-minute walk from Toyota-shi Station and a 17-minute walk from Shin-Toyota Station.
- The Fanzone is located at Sky Hall Toyota and is an eight-minute walk from City of Toyota Stadium.
- Shuttle buses will run between Shin-Toyota Station and the stadium, stopping at the Fanzone on the way. The shuttle buses are accessible, including for wheelchair users, elderly passengers and expectant mothers. Additional information on the shuttle bus service is available here.
- Please plan ahead and check the train times for matches on 23 September and 5 October. The matches will finish late so make sure to allow plenty of time to get your transport.
- For more information, please visit rubyworldcup.com
- For live transport updates follow us on Twitter at @Japan2019_ENG
There will be plenty of food, drink and entertainment on offer in the stadium that you can enjoy, however, to ensure the safety of spectators, the following items are prohibited from being brought into match venues.
- Weapons of any type, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, cans or bottles, metal containers, long umbrellas, any luggage, selfie sticks, drones, flares, radio wave emitting devices (such as walkie-talkies, wireless microphones) etc
Please note that there will be no place to leave luggage, either inside or outside match venues.
For more information about prohibited items, please click here