Samurai Festival at Odawara Castle (near Hakone) | May. 3. 2022

The largest festival in Odawara City, held in honour of the Hojo Samurai Family, the 5 lords of Odawara Castle who developed the castle town.  This event 2022 will be held in downscale due to COVID prevention measures.


Odawara Hojo Godai Festival
小田原北條五代祭り
「北條五代 歴史と文化の祝典」2022

The largest festival in Odawara City, held in honour of the Hojo Samurai Family, the 5 lords of Odawara Castle who developed the castle town.  Having 1700 participants (250 in 2022) in this festival, people in Samurai costume parade through the town.

Date: May 3rd 13:25 - 15:20
Location: Odawara, Kanagawa Prefecture

Samurai Parade will take place on streets through the town. The parade starts from the Odawara Castle. The route can be found on their official website.

Odawara Tourism Association
https://www.odawara-kankou.com/

Hojo Godai Matsuri by Odawara Tourism Association
https://www.odawara-kankou.com/houjyou/

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