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  • Botchan STADIUM
  • Botchan STADIUM


    Botchan Stadium is a baseball stadium named after Natsume Soseki’s novel “Botchan” where professional baseball all-star games have been held twice in the past. Masaoka Shiki, a haiku poet from Matsuyama, was interested in baseball and is known for translating English baseball terms into Japanese. Since high school baseball is popular in Ehime Prefecture, an exhibition corner “No Ball Museum” introducing the history of baseball in Ehime Prefecture is set up beside the front entrance of the main stadium. The name “No Ball” is a reference to Shiki’s childhood name, “Noboru”.

    Basic information

    625-1 Ichitubo Nishimachi, Matsuyama City
    How to Get There
    A short way from JR Ichitsubo Station
    Open time
    9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
    Mondays (except national holidays); (business holidays may change depending on the season)
    Varies according to the facilities such as Botchan Stadium and Madonna Stadium.
    • Parking available
    • Barrier-free accessibility
    Who are you traveling with?
    • Family
    • Couple
    • Friends
    • Alone
    • Senior
    Recommended seasons
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Autumn
    • Winter
    Please be aware that changes may be made to the information due to various circumstances.
    For the latest information, please contact the respective facilities directly.

    Detailed information

    089-965-3000 (Botchan Stadium Administration Office)
    Web Site
    This information is correct as of 12/2023. For details, please visit the official website of each facility or contact each facility.