Inside the 30.31 hectares park there are various sport and recreation facilities. Also, inside the park more than 100,000 trees of 230 kinds are growing. It is...
Anime, Onsen, and Parks in Hiratsuka
The spacious park is a sightseeing spot for cherry blossoms, roses, and plums. Yet, it is also a highly versatile place for a wide variety of activities, with facilities ranging from full-scale sports buildings, hotels, to playgrounds on a large, 30 hectare site. It becomes heavily crowded during flowering season. Having also featured in the manga, “Slam Dunk”, the park is a popular spot among animation lovers. The park hosts basketball, and volleyball matches on the national level, and is also used for private purposes. There are three gymnasiums in the park’s building, two martial arts halls, an archery range, a training room, a pool building, and more.
This is an anime spot based on SLAM DUNK Manga. Besides holding the pro basketball league, various tournaments has been held countrywide.
The large Tanabata decorations hung in the station all year round are magnificent, creating the atmosphere of the Tanabata festival all year round.