Heritage Zone Seven venues will be located within the central business area of Tokyo, northwest of the Olympic Village. Several of these venues were also used for the 1964 Summer Olympics.

  • New National Stadium – Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Athletics, Football (Final)
  • Yokohama Stadium – Baseball
  • Yoyogi National Gymnasium – Handball
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium – Table tennis
  • Nippon Budokan – Judo, Karate
  • Tokyo International Forum – Weightlifting
  • Imperial Palace Garden – Cycling (Road)
  • Kokugikan Arena – Boxing

Tokyo Bay Zone 20 venues will be located in the vicinity of Tokyo Bay, southeast of the Olympic Village, predominantly on Ariake, Odaiba and the surrounding artificial islands.

  • Kasai Rinkai Park – Canoe/Kayak (slalom)
  • Oi Seaside Park – Hockey
  • Olympic Aquatics Centre – Aquatics (swimming, diving and synchronised swimming)
  • Tokyo Tatsumi International Swimming Center – Water polo
  • Yumenoshima Stadium – Archery
  • Ariake Arena – Volleyball
  • Olympic BMX Course – Cycling (BMX)
  • Olympic Gymnastic Centre – Gymnastics (artistic, rhythmic and trampoline)
  • Ariake Coliseum – Tennis
  • Odaiba Marine Park – Triathlon and Aquatics (marathon swimming)
  • Shiokaze Park – Beach Volleyball
  • Central Breakwater – Equestrian (eventing
  • Central Breakwater – Rowing and Canoe/Kayak (sprint)
  • Wakasu Golf Links – Golf
  • Aomi Urban Sports Venue - Skateboarding, Sport Climbing

Sites farther than 8 kilometres (5 mi) from the Olympic Village

  • Camp Asaka – Shooting
  • Musashino Forest Sport Centre – Modern pentathlon (fencing), badminton
  • Ajinomoto Stadium – Football, modern pentathlon (swimming, riding, running, shooting) and rugby sevens
  • Saitama Super Arena – Basketball
  • Enoshima – Sailing, Surfing
  • Makuhari Messe – Fencing, Taekwondo & Wrestling
  • Baji Koen – Equestrian (jumping and dressage)
  • Izu Velodrome – Cycling (track)
  • Japan Cycle Sports Center – Cycling (mountain bike)
  • Yokohama Stadium – Baseball, Softball
  • Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium - Baseball and Softball events

Football venues

  • The Sapporo Dome in Sapporo
  • International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama
  • Saitama Stadium, Saitama
  • Miyagi Stadium, Sendai
  • Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo
  • Sapporo Dome, Sapporo
  • Olympic Stadium, Tokyo