The Odawara Plum Festival is held from early February through early march each year. The Soga Plum Forest is the primary venue, and that is made up of three areas: Bessho, Hara, and Nakagawara. Each is operated primarily by the farmhouses that are located there. Bessho is the largest of the three, and features a citrus and vegetable stands, souvenirs, eateries, and more.More details
Admiring the plum blossoms in the historical Odawara whilst enjoying the arrival of spring
Recommended by Kanagawa Prefecture
Western Area 2h45m
In the expansive Tsujimura Botanical Park, by watching the animals and admiring the seasonal flowers you can feel refreshed. Inside the castle tower you can learn about the history of Odawara. You can also take a walk through the plum grove that is home to 35,000 white plum trees, enabling you to fully enjoy the area.Add to trip planner 0
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...More details
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