Hiroshima Big Arch

Hiroshima Kōiki Kōen Main Stadium
Edion Stadium Hiroshima
Former names Hiroshima Park Main Stadium (1992-2013)
Location Japan Hiroshima, Japan
Coordinates 34°26′26.8″N 132°23′39.3″E / 34.440778°N 132.394250°E / 34.440778; 132.394250
Owner Hiroshima City
Operator Hiroshima City Sports Association
Capacity 36,906[1][2]
Field size 107 x 73.3 m
Surface Grass
Opened November 1992
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
1992 Asian Cup
1994 Asian Games
2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup

Hiroshima Big Arch (広島ビッグアーチ Hiroshima Biggu Āchi), under current sponsorship as Edion Stadium Hiroshima (エディオンスタジアム広島 Edion Sutajiamu Hiroshima), is a multi-purpose stadium in Hiroshima, Japan. It is the home ground of J. League club Sanfrecce Hiroshima. It has a capacity of 36,906. It is an all-seater. It was formerly known as Hiroshima Park Main Stadium.


Hiroshima Big Arch opened in 1992, as the venue of 1992 AFC Asian Cup. The host nation Japan won the Asian Cup title for the first time, after defeating the defending champion Saudi Arabia 1-0 in the final at this stadium.

The stadium hosted the 1994 Asian Games.


The stadium is accessible via train services, with the Kōiki-kōen-mae Station on the Astram Line located only 5 minutes' walk from the stadium.


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Preceded by
Al-Ahly Stadium
Qatar Doha
AFC Asian Cup
Final Venue

Succeeded by
Jeque Zayed Stadium
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

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