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Historic Site Tour in Odawara From the Sengoku Period to the Showa Period

Western Area 4h15m

This trip takes you back in time. It includes visitiing Odawara castle which is famous for being as a landmark of Odawara and a historical building 「Uchino-tei」that was built in 1903 (The Sengoku period). This unique building is also famous for having a combination of Western and Eastern architectural styles. This trip will make you feel like you are time-traveing.

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Matsunaga Memorial Hall

This is the memorial hall established by the enterpreneur Matsunaga Yasuzaemon, known as [Electrical King] who was a master of tea ceremony and had an elegant taste. You can visit "Rokyoso" the place Matsunaga spent his later life, which was registered as tangible cultural property. This park has been chosen as one of 100 Japanese historical parks.

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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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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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