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Odawara manhole showing Odawara Castle.Apr 20, 2013
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Identification of the Hojo Clan graves.Apr 20, 2013
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Hojo clan gravesite in Odawara. At the center are two small grave stones. The left one is for Hojo Ujiteru, and the right one is Hojo Ujimasa (they are brothers). The large gravestone on the right is for Ujimasa's wife.Apr 20, 2013
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About the good luck bells.Apr 20, 2013
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Good luck bells greet you at the gravesite.Apr 20, 2013
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About the Gravesite of the Hojo Clan.Apr 20, 2013
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Gravesite of the Hojo Clan.Apr 20, 2013
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I'm heading for the gravesite of the Hojo clan.Apr 20, 2013
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A short walk away is this little arcade.Apr 20, 2013
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About the earthen wall site.Apr 20, 2013
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National Historic Site for the location of the castle's earthen wall along the moat.Apr 20, 2013
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About the Ninomaru East MoatApr 20, 2013
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You can rent a rowboat for ¥500 per 30 minutes.Apr 20, 2013
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At the corner of the most you can rent rowboats here.Apr 20, 2013
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A vermillion bridge nicely compliments the moat and cherry blossoms.Apr 20, 2013
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Too bad there wasn't any blue sky when I was there.Apr 20, 2013
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Odawara Castle's moats are lined with numerous cherry trees.Apr 20, 2013
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About Odawara Castle.Apr 20, 2013
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This is the old public library, now used as a tourist information office.Apr 20, 2013
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About the Akagane-mon Gate.Apr 20, 2013
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Akagane-mon GateApr 20, 2013
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Akagane-mon GateApr 20, 2013
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Akagane-mon Gate, reconstructed in 1997.Apr 20, 2013
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Stone marker indicating that Emperor Meiji visited here.Apr 20, 2013
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During cherry blossom season, food stalls operate.Apr 20, 2013
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Modern museumApr 20, 2013
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About the guard house.Apr 20, 2013
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A guard house was here for the Southern Gate.Apr 20, 2013
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About Komine-bashi BridgeApr 20, 2013
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Komine-bashi BridgeApr 20, 2013
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About the wisteriaApr 20, 2013
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Wisteria trellisApr 20, 2013
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About lotus species here.Apr 20, 2013
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Lotus in this moat.Apr 20, 2013
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About the Honmaru East moat.Apr 20, 2013
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Honmaru East moat, now filled in.Apr 20, 2013
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Near Tokiwagi Gate.Apr 20, 2013
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Steps going to Tokiwagi Gate.Apr 20, 2013
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About Tokiwagi Gate.Apr 20, 2013
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Tokiwagi GateApr 20, 2013
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Other side of Tokiwagi GateApr 20, 2013
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About Tokiwagi GateApr 20, 2013
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Tokiwagi GateApr 20, 2013
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These are all boys dressed in women's kimono. In recent years, it's common for women to wear a samurai costume.Apr 20, 2013
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This is where you can rent a kimono or samurai costume.Apr 20, 2013
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For a small fee, you can rent a traditional Japanese costume.Apr 20, 2013
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Now they only have a monkey cage.Apr 20, 2013
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They used to be an elephant cage here.Apr 20, 2013
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Cherry Blossom flavored ice cream for 300 yen. Wasn't worth it.Apr 20, 2013
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Children's amusement park near the castle tower.Apr 20, 2013
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Odawara Castle has this one little picnic spot nearby.Apr 20, 2013
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Map of castle park. It's quite large.Apr 20, 2013
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Steps going down from the castle tower.Apr 20, 2013
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Odawara Station as seen the castle.Apr 20, 2013
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View of Manazuru Penninsula.Apr 20, 2013
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It's hard to take pictures with the fence obstructing the view.Apr 20, 2013
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Unfortunately the lookout deck outside has this high fence blocking your view.Apr 20, 2013
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Inside the top floor of the castle tower is a souvenir shop and lookout veranda.Apr 20, 2013
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Photography is not allowed inside the museum.Apr 20, 2013
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View from the steps.Apr 20, 2013
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Go up these stairs to enter the main Castle tower.Apr 20, 2013
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Odawara Castle, Kanagawa PrefectureApr 20, 2013
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Odawara Castle Honmaru keep.Apr 20, 2013
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Odawara Castle main tower (donjon) reconstructed in 1960. Inside is a modern local samurai history museum.Apr 20, 2013
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Map of Odawara Castle.Apr 20, 2013
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Odawara Castle. I went on an overcast day in late March 2013, but the cherry blossoms were in full bloom.Apr 20, 2013
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They think that this is the remains of the castle palace.Apr 20, 2013
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What used to be a baseball diamond is now an archaeological site.Apr 20, 2013
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Entering Odawara Castle Park.Apr 20, 2013
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Went to Odawara Castle.Apr 20, 2013
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Odawara Castle as seen from the station.Apr 20, 2013
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Odawara Castle was the home of the Hojo Clan from the 15th to 16th centuries during the feudal era. A short walk from Odawara Station. Tourist sign board after you get out of Odawara station. Apr 20, 2013
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From Odawara, the Hojo Clan controlled much of the Kanto (Tokyo) area before they were defeated by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1590. Odawara Castle can be seen from the station.Apr 20, 2013
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View from Odawara Castle's lookout deck.Jun 21, 2009
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