Photo by D. Thomas Johnson/Flickr
Tokyo Dome (not to be confused with the smaller “Tokyo Dome City Hall”) is a covered baseball stadium in central Tokyo. A multitude of events take place at this venue but it is primarily used for concerts of the most popular artists as well as home games of the Yomiuri Giants baseball team.
Capacity (concerts): 70,000 people
Capacity (baseball games): 46,000 people
Completed in: 1988
Artists that have played here before:
Arashi, B’z, Mr. Children, GLAY, YUKI, Kat-Tun, EXILE, BoA, SMAP, Kinki Kids, Perfume, AKB48, Aerosmith, Rolling Stones, KISS, Eagles, Paul McCartney, Van Halen, Jamiroquai, BIGBANG, JYJ, Tohoshinki and many others.
Click on the seating map to load a larger picture.
Orange: Upper stands (2nd floor)
Blue: Balcony seats (sometimes not available for concerts)
Pink: Lower stands (1st floor)
Green: Arena floor (seat blocks vary from concert to concert)
Brown: Lower stands behind the stage (usually not available for concerts)
Important: Note that the design and location of the stage can differ from the picture. Some concerts have the main stage in the center (in which case the brown area is also used). There can also be side stages and/or bridges through/above the seats on the arena floor.
Some previous arena floor layouts
The closest train/subway stations are:
Suidobashi JR/Subway Station: JR Sobu line (yellow) and Toei Mita line (blue)
Korakuen Subway Station: Tokyo Metro Marunouchi line (red) and Namboku line (light blue)
Kasuga Subway Station: Toei Oedo line (pink)
To check train connections online: http://www.hyperdia.com/ (English/Japanese/Chinese)
Hotels near Tokyo Dome
To find the best prices for hotels near the venue, we recommend checking this site. If you are planning to do sight seeing in and around Tokyo, it might also be a good idea to stay near large train stations such as Shinjuku, Shibuya, Tokyo Main Station, Ikebukuro or Akihabara. To look for hotels in the Tokyo area, click here.