Today, tourists see Odawara mainly as the access point to Hakone National Park, but the city was formerly one of the most powerful in Japan, with its castle holding key strategic value in the 16th century.
Both castle and city are worth exploring for their fascinating history.
Top itineraries in Odawara
Japan's cherry blossom season typically hits its peak between the last week of March and first few weeks of April. The country comes alive with Hanami parties and groups of friends get together and sit under the trees to drink and eat together and admire the beautiful blossom at their finest.
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