Japanese relish in their love for baseball at the Osaka Dome, a popular baseball stadium located in Osaka, Japan. The stadium was open for the public in the year 1997 and at that time, it was the home field of the Kintetsu Buffaloes. However, in 2005 it became one of homes of the Orix Buffaloes, owing to the merger of the Orix Buffaloes and the Kintetsu Buffaloes.
With the capacity of 36,477, the Park Osaka Dome is not just a sports facility but serves as a place where several events are conducted. The architecture is beautiful and many space adjusters and event support systems were introduced in the facility that was never installed in any Japanese structure before.
These additions included:
- A ceiling that can be raised and lowered
- A partitioning wall curtain
- A large artificial turf roller
- Bi-block rotating stands
Furthermore, as Super Complex was introduced in the structure. The complex serves as a huge zone that hosts year round amusements and is used as a commercial area. All these architectural additions make the Osaka Dome an urban space that attracts many visitors.
The place is easy to reach, as it is just a 7-minute walk from the Taisho Station on the JR West Osaka Loop Line. In addition, the Osaka Dome is short walk away from the Dome-mae Chiyozaki Station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line.
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