See the historical 15th-century stronghold of Odawara Castle, reconstructed in 1960 to its former glory. Surrounded by sakura (cherry) trees in the nearby park, the concrete castle contains a museum with a fine collection of ancient artifacts, weapons, and armors. The castle fell many times under siege throughout the centuries, but now the stout structure draws scores of tourists (as well as monkeys). Should you wish to purchase a souvenir, visit the nearby gift shops. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Odawara trip simple and quick.
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Odawara Castle Reviews
日帰りで特急に乗って東京から小田原へ！ 天守閣まで登り切りました！ 天守閣からの眺めは小田原の街を一望できますよ。 また、天守閣のそばに忍者館（有料）なるものがあり体験型アトラクションなのでお子さんがよろこばれるかもしれません。大人の私もチャレンジしましたが結構きつかった！？ですｗ その後は海岸までぶらりと歩き、かまぼこ通りの”鱗吉”さんでアツアツの蒲鉾とお茶を食べました！ 美味しかった！！ more »Take the express ride on a day trip from Tokyo to Odawara! I climbed up to the castle tower! The view from the castle tower overlooks the city of Odawara. In addition, there is a ninja pavilion (charged) near the castle tower, and your child may be pleased because it is an experience-based attraction. As an adult, I also tried, but it was quite tough!? After that, we walked to the beach and ate tea with the sardines and tea at "Kakiyoshi" on Kamaboko Street! Delicious!!
とても広くて見ごたえのある城でした。小田原駅からも徒歩10分程度で本館までたどり着きました。外国人観光客も多かったです。 more »It was a very large and impressive castle. We reached the main building in about 10 minutes on foot from Odawara Station. There were many foreign tourists.
Such a beautiful landmark! The castle itself is astonishing but the surroundings are also remarkable. The whole site inspires peace and serenity despite its bloody history 🙏🏯
Interesting castle structure with a nice view of the city and bay. You can go inside the castle structure for ￥500. There's a museum filled with items and historical facts about the castle (although it's all in Japanese). You can get a nice view of the city from the observation deck on the top floor of the castle. It's not a bad visit if you are in the area.
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