Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Japan  /  Kanto  /  Tokyo Prefecture  /  Tokyo  /  Bunkyo  /  Korakuen Hall

Korakuen Hall, Bunkyo

3.3
#11 of 14 in Theme Parks in Tokyo
Kōrakuen Hall is an arena in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan, which has hosted many boxing, lethwei, professional wrestling, kickboxing and mixed martial arts matches. Part of Tokyo Dome City, it is one of Tokyo's biggest attractions. It opened on April 16, 1962, and has a capacity of approximately 1,800 people.The venue hosted the boxing events for the 1964 Summer Olympics. In the rounds of pro wrestling, it is considered as being the Madison Square Garden of puroresu, as all of Japan's largest promotions have run some of their larger shows there, much akin to the WWF/E's monthly show at MSG in the 1980s. It often is merely called "hall", in Japan.In March 2011, as the hall suffered structural damage under the influence of the Tōhoku earthquake, the events scheduled for the time being, including WBC triple female world title fight, were postponed or canceled. The repair work was completed on March 18. The Hall was closed until the next day, then gradually resumed a variety of events.Tokyo JCB Hall ("Korakuen Hall 2")It was announced that a new version of Korakuen Hall would be built in Tokyo Dome City, with a construction finish time of around 2008, and it would hold 2,500–3,000 people. After construction completes, Tokyo Dome Corporation, which owns the original Korakuen Hall as well as the Tokyo Dome, would continue to rent out the original Korakuen Hall, lowering rental prices (currently it costs 1,500,000 Yen to rent) to allowing smaller promotions to use the building on a regular basis.
Work out when and for how long to visit Korakuen Hall and other Tokyo attractions using our handy Tokyo driving holiday planner.
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Korakuen Hall

(Tokyo is the nearest city to Korakuen Hall)

Korakuen Hall Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
58 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • August 31, 2017
    As a holy place of professional wrestling, near the off track betting on horse racing, pro baseball stadium and a variety of events gathering place. Went to see some long-established professional wrestling organization meeting, but even the Ferris wheel on the South is firmly spread place. Lol longevity program also irresistible also with history gaps in recording and pro wrestling and also here!
    View original
  • July 21, 2017
    But I'm sorry, I don't better wrestling than boxing. Certainly was a man around. Is right next to the Tokyo Dome. From suidobashi station is about 5-6 minutes.
    View original
  • May 21, 2017
    Having been to stadiums and arenas all over the world, I will say that Korakuen Hall is one of my favorites! The venue is relatively small so there are no "bad seats" per se, although we sat 3 rows up...  more »

Plan your trip to Tokyo

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Tokyo

Tokyo abounds with excellent places to stay, from luxury affairs to humble budget-friendly lodgings. Its glittering skyscrapers house numerous international four- and five-star hotels, both in the populous cultural hotspots of Shinjuku and in the business centers of Akasaka and Shinbashi. Meanwhile, hostels catering to the shoestring traveler lie scattered throughout the city. For a memorable, distinctly Japanese experience, seek out a ryokan, a traditional bed and breakfast with tatami floor mats and sliding screen doors.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Tokyo by other users

11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Japan BY A USER FROM BRUNEI June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Japan SEE PLAN December, kids, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SPAIN March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Bali & Tokyo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, culture, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDIA December, outdoors, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans