Kyoto - Kyoto Prefectural Gymnasium
Kyoto Prefectural Gymnasium is located in Kita Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. The gymnasium will be used for the first round Men's World Grand Champions Cup matches from November 19-21. The men's volleyball tournament will be the first-ever international event held at the Kyoto Prefectural Gymnasium.
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium will be used for the second round men's matches (Nov. 22-24) and was used in the 1964 Olympics. It was completely rebuilt in the early 1990s under the supervision of architect Fumihiko Maki, who gave the building its futuristic design. It is the venue for a number of major sporting events.
The FIVB Men's World Grand Champions Cup will run from November 19 to 24, 2013 in the cities of Kyoto and Tokyo in Japan.
Japan has hosted the World Grand Champions Cup since the first edition in 1993, which the host county is always qualified for.