We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 500 Nakanoda, Midori-ku, Saitama 336-0972 , Saitama Prefecture
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: +81 48-812-2002
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 146 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
World Class Stadium

I was there for the All Japan High School Tournament finals on Jan 10th and it was a really great experience in a world class stadium. As its the winter it does get quite windy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2016
Ageus
,
Hong Kong, China
Add Photo Write a Review

146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 11: English reviews
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a must visit if you're a football fan - state of the art stadium; definitely worth a half-day trip out to catch a local J1-League game. Home of the Urawa Red Diamonds since 2004, stadium was built in 2002 for the World Cup when Japan and Korea co-hosted the tournament. Very well maintained. Tickets are affordable - 2100 yen... More 

Helpful?
Thank joelkuan555
Southern Highlands
Level Contributor
86 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

5 goals in an exciting game. FC Tokyo up 2-0 at half time and Urawa Reds fought back for a 3-2 win. 2900 yen for unreserved seat behind the goal. FC Tokyo fans sang a version of "You'll Never Walk Alone" before the start. I was there 3 hours before the game, plenty of seating, food and beer vendors though... More 

Helpful?
Thank Richard M
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

I was there for the All Japan High School Tournament finals on Jan 10th and it was a really great experience in a world class stadium. As its the winter it does get quite windy so rug out if you are going in the winter.

Helpful?
Thank Ageus
Wittenberge, Germany
Level Contributor
56 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

In May, I visited with my friend, a football match between Urawa Red Diamond and the FC Tokyo in Saitama Stadium 2002. It was an unforgettable beautiful experience. This was also the fact that our team of Saitama won with 4: 1 goals. Compared to the football stadiums in the Bundesliga there are no pyrotechnics, no violence and a visit... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mario230576
Shizuoka
Level Contributor
38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful stadium, and one of Japan's best. It has style, great views and good facilities. It scores highly in most areas as a place to watch football, so it's easier to list the minus points (none of which detract too much from the overall experience). Access. The train line only takes you so far, so it's a bit of a... More 

Helpful?
Thank ZokaShiz
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Level Contributor
60 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Went to watch Urawa Reds vs Sendai game, it was a nice game ended with Urawa victory 3-1. Good ambience of the football fans , can totally feel the passion of the local fans and loyalty to their team. Basic facilities of the stadium are good too~

Helpful?
Thank sendo7
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere. Unfortunately 0:0 but I had goose skin all over. Wish to come again. Japanese supporters are great.

Helpful?
Thank Washek N
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
171 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Went to see the Urawa team vs FC Tokyo (local derby) well worth it, fantastic stadium for viewing , the Japanese are very animated when it comes to supporting their football team and the atmosphere was special. Impressive how they cleared the ground so quickly. If you've got time and are a football fan you must take 1/2 day to... More 

Helpful?
Thank WOJD64
Level Contributor
219 reviews
115 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

If you are fan of Football, get to a Urawa Red Diamonds J-League game. I'm not from Japan and I enjoyed every second of the experience. Massive crowds, fantastic atmosphere, you will love it. Not far on the train from Tokyo. Go Reds!

Helpful?
1 Thank ShaneW1919
Australia
Level Contributor
236 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Held a under 12 tournament . Just before the National Under 12 Japanese championships. Small goals and small fields are ideal for juniors.Easy bus parking. Great train station very close. This is Josh Kennedy's J league home team stadium. The main stadium is similar to SFS in Sydney.

Helpful?
Thank Hotelsareourlife

Travelers who viewed Saitama Stadium 2002 also viewed

Saitama, Saitama Prefecture
 

Been to Saitama Stadium 2002? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Saitama Stadium 2002 staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?