Beautiful castle, good walk, there is a kids park however it was shut the day we went due to I think it was upgrading the park. We didn’t go up in the castle as it was beautiful to see from the outside but if you...More
About Odawara Castle
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It's about two hour trip from Tokyo station. Either JR line at Shinagawa or Odakyu line at Shinjyuku, you can visit Odawara. One of famous castle, Odawara-jyo, 5 min from the station is easy access. When you walk along the sea line, you will find...More
I took my parents here when they came to Japan to see something other than gardens, shrines and temples. Also as they were not going to osaka or nagoya where there are really famous castles. this was easily accessible, good to learn about the local...More
This castle is beautiful and easy to find. Just 10 minutes walk from the Odawara station, the admission fee is reasonable for 500 yen (about $5). Inside the castle are lots of very interesting artifacts of historical values. Once you get to the top level,...More
It was rainy, but it turned out to be good because we were keeping away from the crowded sightseeing. It is worth 500 yen for admission fee.
The castle is really nice, and so are the gardens. It was pretty busy though, and sadly most of the info was not translated into any other languages besides Japanese. You could dress up in a kimono, or as a samurai or ninja, which was...More
So the castle is beautiful, but we only saw the outside of it. In the souvenirs store though they offer Samurai costumes for the kids to dress up and take pictures. With the castle in the background, those pictures come out great! Kiddos loved it!
Visited the castle on a recent trip with my family to Japan. The grounds are fun to explore and really beautiful. The Walk through the castle is a great cultural and history lesson. Most everything is in English and if it isn't Google translate can...More
This was one of the least interesting castles I have seen in Japan. It's not bad and you will enjoy it, but it's not worth any extra effort to see unless you've never seen a castle in Japan. It was also pretty crowded with foreign...More
A very good spot in a wonderful and quiet park. The museum inside the castle is worth a visit as it describes the prosperous history of the region and the House of Shoguns who controlled the castle. The park is free and is located nearby...More