Odawara Castle

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Odawara Castle

Odawara Castle (小田原城, Odawara-jō) is a landmark in the city of Odawara in Kanagawa Prefecture. It was the fortress of various daimyo during the Muromachi period of Japanese history.[1]

Odawara Castle was destroyed by the Meiji government. However, present Odawara Castle was rebuilt in 1960. It serves as a museum and is designated as an important historical monument. Odawara Castel premise is a park, and there are zoo and small amusement park in addition to historical site such as Castel tower. It was voted the 100 best historic parks in Japan in October, 2006.[2]

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  1. "Odawara Castle – Visit Odawara Guide". Retrieved 2020-01-07.
  2. "日本100名城®". 公益財団法人日本城郭協会 (in Japanese). 2015-12-12. Retrieved 2020-01-07.

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