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Yokohama hosted three first round matches and the 2002 Korea/Japan World Cup Final.

Capacity: 70,564 - the largest in Japan.

2002 World Cup Match Reports.

Yokohama International Stadium

Yokohama International Stadium - Japan 2002
Yokohama Stadium

Sunday, 9th June:

Group H:
Japan vs Russia (1:0)

Tuesday, 11th June:

Group E:
Saudi Arabia vs Rep. of Ireland (0:3)

Thursday, 13th June:

Group G:
Ecuador vs Croatia (1:0)

Sunday, 30th June:

2002 World Cup Final
Germany vs Brazil (0:2)

Getting to the Stadium

The Yokohama International Stadium is about ten minutes walk from JR Shin-Yokohama station and Kozukue station, on the JR Yokohama line.

Narita International Airport is 1hr 40mins by train and Haneda Airport only 50 minutes by train.

Yokohama Tourism

Yokohama is Japan's second largest city, after Tokyo - which is only half an hour away.

Yamashita Park

Enjoy a romantic view of the Bay Bridge and ships passing through the port.

Monuments on view include The Girl with Red Shoes statue, Indian Water Fountain (Indo Suito), and the Water Guardian Statue.

Yokohama Vistior's Guide.

Yokohama Transportation

By Air

JR Narita Express and the Airport Limousine Bus both take around 90 minutes from Narita to Yokohama Station. Haneda airport is nearer -- 30mins by bus.

By Rail

Yokohama is on the Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen Line, connecting Tokyo with Odawara, Nagoya and Osaka. JR trains to Tokyo also operate regularly.

By Road

The Metropolitan Expressway connects Yokohama with Tokyo and the Tomai Expressway with Kansai and Central Japan.

Yokohama Accommodation

Hotel prices around the Shinkansen station are a little higher and tend to cater to the business traveller.

Interestingly, the accommodation around the port area is not amongst the cheapest in Yokohama at all.

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The Yokohama Hostel Village (Hayashi Kaikan) is located close to Yokohama Chinatown; while the Yokohama Isezakicho Washington Hotel is located at the west exit of Isesakicho station.

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