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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. A visit to Odawara Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Odawara trip itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Odawara Castle 小田原城 Odawara-jō Nearest train station is Odawara Station (小田原駅) distance about 15 to 20 mins walk Travel from tokyo to odawara at least 2hours . I believe this is longest article which ...  more »
  • Building is clean and recently renovated. So much here that only one had been. Concrete tower so not thrilled. I think comfortable exhibits on the Hōjō clan in the warring States period is like. Views on the top floor of the town, including mountains, Pacific, Pacific ahead of Izu-Oshima peninsula, Odawara station and variety and fun.
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  • Relaunched in May last year. Very clean now! From Odawara station walking 15 minutes. This was a taxi was ¥ 730 much. Each climb at the first floor you'll find history. In particular, you can enjoy slide of Hideyoshi's Odawara Castle. The donjon Mashu-interest bearing heaven image the Cedar smell was invigorating. Best view overlooking Izu Oshima Island until up to the observation deck and. Castle was nice, but imperishable gate in right away and a monkey who is very cute heart still cold at the end of February ️, the monkey balls were unique.
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  • Very cool castle. One of the draws specifically here is that the castle itself is a museum. The terrace all around is beautiful as well. It is a bit off the beaten path for regular tourism, despite being a 10 minute walk from Odawara station which is a Shinkansen stop.
  • Very impressive rebuilt castle. Very pleasant place to be. Easily accessible from the town centre.
  • Nice well rebuilt castle. If you are in Odawara it's worth a look, but I wouldn't go out of your way for it unless you really like castles. The displays inside are good, but if you cannot read Japanese you will find the explanations lacking
  • This was a great place to stop by. I didn't have long and made a quick walk to the park and castle from the Odawara train station. Nice park with I'm sure much more than I was able to see. I came in the back way. They have a small amusement park for kids nearby.
  • It is a small castle with a good view, and the museum is very interesting.