Odawara Castle was built by the Omori family in the middle 15th century, but the castle and the surrounding town were devastated due to an earthquake in 1633. Thereafter, the Inaba family carried out a major renovation and rebuilt the Odawara Castle into the modern citadel which we see today. You can see historical exhibits from the Odawara and Edo periods inside the castle.
What to do
You can enter the castle and look at the various artifacts displayed inside. On the top floor, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the city and Sagamihara Bay. There are seasonal flowers in the park surrounding the castle. Different types of flowers bloom in spring and summer.
|Free wi-fi is available on the castle grounds.|
|The official website ( https://odawaracastle.com/ ) is available in various languages. Also, there are English, Chinese and Korean leaflets in the castle. There is also an official travel app for Odawara City called Odawara Sampo. This app is free you can can get to know more about the city, sights, history and much more with this app. This app is also available in English so please check it out.||
||Admission: Normal Rates
||Elementary and junior high school students
||Odawara Castle History Museum Observations
||Castle tower, Tokiwagi Gate 2 Hall common ticket
||Castle tower, Tokiwagi Gate, |
Odawara Castle Historical Observations Hall 3 Hall common ticket
|The castle is a 10-minute walk from Odawara station on the Odakyu Odawara line.|