It is sandwiched between the north Odawara City and the south Yugawara Town. The Manzuru Peninsula is a Lava plateau with a sharp coast. The tip is Manzuru Cape, and watch Mitsuishi (Mitsuiwa) at the sea at the end of the cape. It is designated as Manazuru Hantō Prefectural Natural Park. Quarry is abundant in the mountain north of the city area.
Website: http://odawara-ikoi.com/ Wanpaku land Park (Odawara Kodomo—no-mori Park) "Wanpaku-land Park" located very close to Ikoi-no-mori is full of greenery. Children can ride on a miniature train and a pony. In the park, a roller slide is built from the third floor of Cosmo World, which commands a good view.
What to explore at Chisuji Falls? Hakone, there are many hiking courses of Mt. Hakone which you can easily access from Odawara station. The Chisuji Falls is located in Owakudani which has great hot spring. So, if you are looking for one day hiking with Japanese "Onsen" from Tokyo area, check out these hiking courses of Mt. Hakone.
The Hakone Open-Air Museum, situated in the mountains of Hakone, spreads across 70,000 square meters with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. This museum opened in 1969 and was the very first of its kind in Japan. The museum is the perfect spot to go for a leisurely stroll surrounded by nature, all the while appreciating some great art.
Odawara regained some measure of prosperity with the opening of the Tanna Tunnel in 1934, which brought the main routing of the Tōkaidō Main Line through the city. Odawara was raised from the status of town to city on December 20, 1940. On August 15, 1945, Odawara was the last city in Japan to be bombed by Allied aircraft during World War II.
The Museum was established in March 1995, separated and developed from the natural history section of the Kanagawa Prefectural Museum in Yokohama. In addition to the exhibitions, the Museum conducts such work as survey and research on nature, and material collection and preservation.
Horaien Garden (蓬莱園, houraien) is a Japanese garden located in Kowakidani (小涌谷), Kanagawa Prefecture. It is well known for beautiful Azaleas flowers and autumn leaves. THere are 40 kinds 30,000 Azaleas flowers are planted and they will blossom from end of April to middle of May. In the End of November, they will torn to great autumn leaves.
Other attractions include the local matsuri, the Matsudayama Herb Garden, Children's Museum, Nature Hall, the ridable miniature railway, the Yadoriki Petting Zoo & Dog Park, Yadoriki Fishing Area, two golf courses, and the Matsuda Health & Welfare Center onsen.
On his death, Odawara Domain was revived as an 85,000 koku holding for Inaba Masakatsu, the eldest son of Kasuga no Tsubone, the wet nurse to Shōgun Tokugawa Iemitsu. Iemitsu visited Odawara Castle in 1634. Under the Inaba clan, the castle was extensively renovated.
Odawara Flower Garden is located in Odawara. With our world travel planner, Odawara attractions like Odawara Flower Garden can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
‘Kawamura Castle Ruins and The Shasui Fall Hiking Course’ is perfect for people, who don’t like a tough hiking and long walking. If you don’t have much time, let’s visit only The Shasui Falls, that is definitely must seeing spot in Yamakita area.
A kamaboko often comes in different colors– white and pink is probably the most common. Source: AsiaFood1. When Mami and I traveled to Odawara- a coastal, tourist destination located in Kanagawa Prefecture- we made a visit to the kamaboko museum and shop, known as Suzuhiro Kamaboko 鈴廣かまぼこ （ ）.
On a rainy day in Hakone, what better to do than visit one of the many beautiful onsen in the quiet, peaceful mountains? A quick search online (using my Wi-Fi router from Wifi-Hire) pulled up the recommended ones nearby and I opted for Tenzan Onsen, which I found to be more than just a natural hot spring bath.