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A walk through the blended beauty and nostalgia of a port town

Western Area 7h30m

On this course, you’ll stroll through the remaining nature of Manazuru and after you’ve been satisfied with the history and scenery, you’ll head to Odawara. The next day, you’ll stop by Odawara’s fishing harbor. How do Manazuru and Odawara compare?

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Kibune Shrine

Kibune Shrine holds annual festival on July 27th and 28th. The shrine is famous for gallant and spectacular Funamatsuri (decorated ship) and is a nationally designated important intangible cultural property.

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Nakagawa Kazumasa Art Museum

This museum has a collection of 652 pieces of Kazumasa Nakagawa, a major existence in Japan’s western art scene after World War II. Nakagawa had an atelier in Manazuru and worked there till his death. Please enjoy viewing his works in the midst of the rich nature of the Manazuru Peninsula.

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Odawara Castle

This is a symbol of the Odawara family that was rebuilt in 1960. After the main castle underwent major reconstructions, dubbed the Great Heisei Restoration, there are now graphics introducing the castle, a theater exhibition and interactive exhibits that allow visitors to try on armor in the castle grounds. Rental costumes of samurai, princesses, ninjas, as well as an amusement park are also av...

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Since Old Odawara Castle is located on the south facing slope you can easily see the Manazuru-hanto Peninsula and Sagami Bay on sunny days there is also a great view of Oshima and Hakone volcano from the main shop. Sukiya (one of the Japanese architectural styles) is applied to the two-story building. Inside the building, impressive architectural works such as a unique ceiling, panel paintings,...

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