Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium

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Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium (万博記念競技場, Banpaku Kinen Kyōgi-jō), also called Osaka Expo '70 Stadium, is an athletics stadium located in the Expo Commemoration Park, the site of Expo '70, in the city of Suita, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It has a capacity of around about 21,000.

Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium
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LocationSuita, Osaka, Japan
Coordinates34°48′37″N 135°32′33″E / 34.810278°N 135.5425°E / 34.810278; 135.5425
OwnerOsaka Prefecture
Capacity21,000 (mostly seated)
Field size106 x 68.9 m
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Opened1972
Renovated1985, 1993, 1996, 2006
Tenants
Gamba Osaka (1993–2015)
Gamba Osaka Under-23 (2016–present)

The stadium was the home ground of J.League club Gamba Osaka between 1993 and 2015 before the club moved to Suita City Football Stadium. It remains in use as a local athletics venue, rugby and as a home venue for Gamba Osaka's Under-23 team in the J3 League.

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Approx. one-minute walk from Koen-higashiguchi Station on the Osaka Monorail Saito Line.

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Coordinates: 34°48′37″N 135°32′33″E / 34.81028°N 135.54250°E / 34.81028; 135.54250