Odawara Castle, Odawara

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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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  •  For the brochure at the tourist office, I went to the castle in the normal climbing route. But under construction at Sumiyoshi end came the horse gate-out okay. Tell me in the Office, even though there was a show somewhere and felt sorry for. (If you at a later date, the website saw the end of March were written during construction.  ) Once come out of the moat, was admitted from the Red of bridge. I went in the beginning of March, but plum bloomed nicely.  I thought so many cherry blossom trees, the cherry blossom season is also good will. Lunch received limited Odawara Sengoku busho tea bowl on weekdays at the main shop.  To me, a little salty but was too strong, but ate you. Also in the castle theatre. Also look at the view from the tower is clean. Projection mapping in the imperishable gate "flower cutting one armor" is so funny I recommend.  This is the impression of Odawara Castle History Museum, look too good?. Three museum ticket (¥ 700) Wisteria temporary parking lot, parked close to 4 hours it was 900 yen. Because the limit is 1,000 yen and well-designed.
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  • From Odawara station-10 minute walk. Became a deserted Castle in 1871, the castle in 1417. The current Castle in was rebuilt in 1960. Castle admission fee is 500 yen. Imperishable, Odawara Castle History Museum are 3 ticket including the 700 yen. Tiles produced in Edo period Castle inside the Tower model, body armor, was put into, manuscripts and artefacts are displayed. KOMA-interest bearing heaven image was on the top floor of the Edo Castle morgue have been reproduced. You can also see the Shinkansen from Odawara station to Hakone and Sagami Bay mountain from the cloister. 外senai as tourist attractions in Odawara Castle was rebuilt in the Showa era, where the exhibits inside are seeing a wonderful view from the corridor, so might be elsewhere.
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  • I am so sad to say, I went Odawara castle but there are very few English panel for the display historical items.  more »
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  • Close enough for a day trip from Tokyo, Odawara Castle is a special place year round and particularly beautiful in cherry blossom season. The various festivals and markets throughout the year are also great fun, giving a feel of the real history of Odawara and Japan. Second hand goods market that is on a few times a year has some great bargains on pottery, Japanese art and unusual items
  • It’s totally renovated castle, but we can feel the old historical atmosphere and well treated museum. To climb the top of the castle, it costs 500 Yen and to enjoy the museum, it costs 200 Yen. Enjoying only the outer appearance is good, if you don’t have enough time. It’s very nice.
  • Nicely reconstructed castle with light shows on weekend nights. It also provides good views over the city, the coast and the mountains. If you change trains in Odawara after visiting Hakone area, it's definitely worth a 40-minute visit, including the walk between the castle and the train station. Also, it's worth mentioning that I haven't seen any caged monkeys there.
  • The castle is beautiful. Cannot wait to see it again when all the cherry blossoms blooms. The museum also very interesting. The city's scenery from the castle tower is breathtaking. It is worth visiting site.
  • Lovely castle town. There are some English translations for the pieces in display but not complete. On the top floor you have a nice view of the surrounding areas and the nearby sea.
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