Odawara Castle, Odawara’s symbol, is known for being easily accessible from Tokyo. You can have an panoramic view of Sagami Bay by climbing the castle’s symbol, the castle tower. There are also facilities close to the castle where you can experience samurai culture such as the Tokiwagi Gate Samurai Hall, where armor and katanas are on displayand and you can even try on armor for yourself! The castle also has a smartphone application with multilanguage support, allowing visitors to sightsee with ease. Events such as the Plum Festival and Cherry Blossom Festival are held during each season. This is a staple sightseeing spot that can be enjoyed whenever and with whoever.
9:00-17:00 (final entry is at 16:30)
January 1st, the second Wednesday in December, December 31st
1 hour and up
Accepted Credit Cards
Application support in English and Chinese (Traditional, Simplified)
English (titles only)
JR, Odakyu, Hakone Tozan Railway, or Izuhakone Railway at Odawara Station (OH47)
10 minute walk from the JR, Odakyu, Hakone Tozan Railway, or Izuhakone Railway lines at Odawara Station (OH47)
Take the Hakone Tozan Railway at Hakone-Yumoto Station (OH51) bound for Odawara Station, exit at Odawara Station (OH47) (15 minutes), then walk for 10 minutes
Castle Tower: Adults 500 yen
Elementary/junior high students 200 yen (including tax)
Freepass Discount Information
[Odawara Castle Tower Admission] Adults 450 yen Elementary/junior high students 180 yen
[Tokiwagi Gate Admission] Adults 180 yen Elementary/junior high students 50 yen
[Odawara Castle History Museum] Adults 270 yen Elementary/junior high students 90 yen
*All prices including tax
*Information may be in Japanese.
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*Useable only for transfers in Hakone or to the Odakyu Line or the Odawara Hakone Highway Bus.