Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium

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Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium
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Full name Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium
Location Japan Kyoto, Japan
Coordinates 34°59′36.52″N 135°42′50.26″E / 34.9934778°N 135.7139611°E / 34.9934778; 135.7139611
Public transit Hankyu Railway:
Number prefix Hankyu Kyoto line.png Kyoto Main Line at Nishikyogoku
Owner Kyoto City
Capacity 20,588
Field size 125 m × 78 m
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened 1942
Expanded 1985, 1996
Tenants
Kyoto Sanga FC

Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium (京都市西京極総合運動公園陸上競技場兼球技場, Kyōtō-shi Nishikyōgoku Sōgō Undō Kōen Rikujō-kyōgijō ken Kyūgijō) is a multi-purpose stadium in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of J.League club Kyoto Sanga FC

The stadium holds 20,588 people and was built in 1942. It hosted the football match between Romania and Ghana during the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Access[edit]

3-minute walk from Nishi-Kyōgoku Station on the Hankyū Kyoto Main Line.

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