Jul/27 - 28, 2019 Odawara Lantern Festival3.8
from 7/27 '19 to 7/28 '19
Odawara Lantern Festival is held annually on every July at Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture.
About 1,800 paper lanterns made by local elementary students are displayed along the moat in Odawara Castle Park.
The view of the water moat reflecting light of lanterns is fantastic and breathtaking.
There are various fun events scheduled such as Lantern Dance Competition, Bon Dance Party, Mikoshi(portable shrine) Parade, and Taiko Drum Performance.
In addition, there is a paper-lantern making workshop in Ninomaru Square.(1,000 yen for 1 lantern, 90mins)
And about 50 food stalls and festival stalls are opened. Enjoy!
Venue: Odawara Castle Park in Odawara City, Kanagawa
Dates: July 27 & 28, 2019, 12:00～20:30
Access: 10 mins on foot from Odawara Station east exit
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PurposeFestivals,easily accessible,parade,Traditional folk,experience,sightseeing,an eating tour
Airport/Sta.Odawara Sta. (about 600m) Google Transit
We guide this spot.
4.02 weeks ago
Not much to see, except the castle itself.
Inside castle photography is prohibited.
A short trip near to beach makes good combination.
5.03 months ago
The grounds here are very nice, the area was quiet when we visited (late afternoon, raining), but it brought a sense of peace to the park
3.08 months ago
Beautiful castle and grounds. The museum inside provided only Japanese signage so all of the history was lost on me. Stunning view from the top. Volunteers were amazingly helpful!!
5.04 months ago
Beautiful place to visit during Golden Week. There are many events here and a museum inside the castle.
4.05 months ago
Great sunny garden. Couple of food stalls only. Nice views