FUKUOKA YAFUOKU! DOME

FUKUOKA YAFUOKU! DOME YAFUOKU! DOME, Japanfs first multi-purpose stadium with a retractable roof
YAFUOKU! DOME, Japanfs first retractable roof stadium, opened on April 2, 1993. Originally named gFukuoka Dome,h was renamed FUKUOKA Yahoo! JAPAN DOME on February 25, 2005 due to naming rights.followed by another renaming to FUKUOKA YAFUOKU! DOME as of February 1 2013. The dome was designed with the ancient Roman Coliseum motif allowing optimal viewing for spectators and state of the art athletic ground. With a retractable roof the dome is an ideal venue for sporting events and concerts in any weather condition. While home to the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks franchise baseball team it has movable seats on both sides of the field which allow for a wide spectrum of sporting events to be held. It is also a concert venue for big name celebrities from Japan and abroad, like late Michael Jackson. The dome has hosted The Universiade Competition, orchid shows, and other large scale events. YAFUOKU! DOME exceeds the traditional idea and concept of a stadium by proposing an unprecedented stadium with a brand new style, visitors are excited and impressed, and within this theater entertainment space can be an enjoyable and memorable experience.
Address FJigyohama 2-2-2, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
Opening Day FApril 2, 1993
Building
Building Structure 7 floors above ground
Ground Floor Area 170,000 square meters
Building Area 70,000 square meters
Total Floor Area 176,000 square meters
Parking Spaces About 2,000 parking spaces
Building Height 43 meters
Arenafs Highest Point 84 meters
Arenafs Air Space about 1,760,000 cubic meters
Field Area about 13,500 square meters
Left and Right Field about 100 meters
Center Field about 122 meters
Height Above Field about 68 meters