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Odawara Castle, Kanagawa Prefecture143 views
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Odawara manhole showing Odawara Castle.139 views
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Odawara Castle has this one little picnic spot nearby.135 views
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Map of Odawara Castle.77 views
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Too bad there wasn't any blue sky when I was there.77 views
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For a small fee, you can rent a traditional Japanese costume.76 views
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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.75 views
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View from Odawara Castle's lookout deck.74 views
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Odawara Castle main tower (donjon) reconstructed in 1960. Inside is a modern local samurai history museum.73 views
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This is where you can rent a kimono or samurai costume.73 views
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Inside the top floor of the castle tower is a souvenir shop and lookout veranda.72 views
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Unfortunately the lookout deck outside has this high fence blocking your view.72 views
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It's hard to take pictures with the fence obstructing the view.72 views
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About the wisteria72 views
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Good luck bells greet you at the gravesite.72 views
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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. 71 views
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Odawara Castle as seen from the station.71 views
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Photography is not allowed inside the museum.71 views
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Tokiwagi Gate71 views
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About Tokiwagi Gate71 views
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During cherry blossom season, food stalls operate.71 views
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Akagane-mon Gate71 views
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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.71 views
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What used to be a baseball diamond is now an archaeological site.70 views
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Odawara Castle. I went on an overcast day in late March 2013, but the cherry blossoms were in full bloom.70 views
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Go up these stairs to enter the main Castle tower.70 views
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View from the steps.70 views
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Children's amusement park near the castle tower.70 views
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Other side of Tokiwagi Gate70 views
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About Tokiwagi Gate.70 views
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About lotus species here.70 views
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Wisteria trellis70 views
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About Odawara Castle.70 views
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Odawara Castle's moats are lined with numerous cherry trees.70 views
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National Historic Site for the location of the castle's earthen wall along the moat.70 views
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Identification of the Hojo Clan graves.70 views
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Went to Odawara Castle.69 views
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Entering Odawara Castle Park.69 views
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View of Manazuru Penninsula.69 views
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Steps going down from the castle tower.69 views
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Komine-bashi Bridge69 views
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Akagane-mon Gate, reconstructed in 1997.69 views
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Akagane-mon Gate69 views
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This is the old public library, now used as a tourist information office.69 views
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A vermillion bridge nicely compliments the moat and cherry blossoms.69 views
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I'm heading for the gravesite of the Hojo clan.69 views
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Gravesite of the Hojo Clan.69 views
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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.68 views
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Odawara Station as seen the castle.68 views
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Map of castle park. It's quite large.68 views
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Cherry Blossom flavored ice cream for 300 yen. Wasn't worth it.68 views
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They used to be an elephant cage here.68 views
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Now they only have a monkey cage.68 views
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About the Honmaru East moat.68 views
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About the Ninomaru East Moat68 views
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A short walk away is this little arcade.68 views
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About the good luck bells.68 views
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Odawara Castle Honmaru keep.67 views
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Tokiwagi Gate67 views
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Honmaru East moat, now filled in.67 views
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About the Akagane-mon Gate.67 views
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At the corner of the most you can rent rowboats here.67 views
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About the earthen wall site.67 views
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About the Gravesite of the Hojo Clan.67 views
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They think that this is the remains of the castle palace.66 views
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Steps going to Tokiwagi Gate.66 views
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Lotus in this moat.66 views
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Modern museum66 views
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Stone marker indicating that Emperor Meiji visited here.66 views
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Akagane-mon Gate66 views
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About Komine-bashi Bridge65 views
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About the guard house.65 views
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You can rent a rowboat for ¥500 per 30 minutes.65 views
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Near Tokiwagi Gate.64 views
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A guard house was here for the Southern Gate.64 views
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