Odawara (小田原市), a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, is renowned for its historical and cultural heritage, including the iconic Odawara Castle. As of 2021, the city has a population of approximately 188,482 and spans an area of 113.79 square kilometers. Odawara is strategically located in the Ashigara Plains, bordered by the Hakone Mountains, Sakawa River, and Sagami Bay. The city serves as a commercial hub for western Kanagawa and is a gateway to the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. Odawara is also famous for its traditional products, such as kamaboko and umeboshi.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Odawara

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District Postal Code
Anabe 〒250-0053
Anabe Shinden 〒250-0864
Araya 〒250-0856
Iizumi 〒250-0863
Iidaoka 〒250-0854
Ikegami 〒250-0041
Isaida 〒250-0056
Ishibashi 〒250-0022
Itabashi 〒250-0034
Iryuda 〒250-0031
Enōra 〒250-0025
Ōgichō 〒250-0001
Ogikubo 〒250-0042
Odake 〒256-0802
Onyanagi 〒250-0211
Obune 〒256-0806
Kazamatsuri 〒250-0032
Kanomachi 〒256-0805
Kami Shinden 〒250-0877
Kamisoga 〒250-0202
Kamonomiya 〒250-0874
Kayama 〒250-0852
Kawawa 〒256-0814
Kita Nokubo 〒250-0051
Kuno 〒250-0055
Kuwahara 〒250-0861
Kōzu 〒256-0812
Kodai 〒250-0858
Kotobukichō 〒250-0002
Komekami 〒250-0023
Koyawata 〒256-0815
Sakaechō 〒250-0011
Sakawa 〒256-0816
Shimizu Shinden 〒250-0855
Shimooi 〒250-0208
Shimo Shinden 〒250-0878
Shimobori 〒250-0871
Juji 〒250-0046
Jōnai 〒250-0014
Shiroyama 〒250-0045
Soga Osawa 〒250-0201
Sogakishi 〒250-0203
Sogakōmi 〒250-0207
Sogabesho 〒250-0205
Sogayatsu 〒250-0204
Sogahara 〒250-0206
Sobi 〒250-0851
Takata 〒250-0216
Tako 〒250-0054
Tajima 〒256-0811
Chiyo 〒250-0215
Nakazato 〒250-0872
Naka Shinden 〒250-0876
Nakazone 〒250-0866
Nakachō 〒250-0005
Nakamurahara 〒256-0803
Nagatsuka 〒250-0214
Naruda 〒250-0862
Nishi Odomo 〒250-0212
Nishi Sakawa 〒256-0817
Numashiro 〒256-0801
Nebukawa 〒250-0024
Nobukiyo 〒250-0218
Haneo 〒256-0804
Hamachō 〒250-0004
Hayakawa 〒250-0021
Higashi Odomo 〒250-0213
Higashi Gaoka 〒256-0808
Higashi Chō 〒250-0003
Fukawa 〒250-0052
Beppoli 〒250-0217
Horinōchi 〒250-0853
Honchō 〒250-0012
Maekawa 〒256-0813
Mizuno 〒250-0033
Midori 〒250-0044
Minami Itabashi 〒250-0035
Minami Kamonomiya 〒250-0875
Minami Chō 〒250-0013
Yatsu 〒250-0043
Yanagi Shinden 〒250-0857
Yahagi 〒250-0873
Yama Nishi 〒256-0807
Renshōji 〒250-0865

Start with the postal code, the prefecture, the city, the district, and then the number of the block and housing unit. Then end with the person’s name.
Here’s an example of how to write a Japanese address in English.
Ginza, Chuo-ku
Mr. Taro Tanaka

For more information on how to write a Japanese address, see this article.

To type the Japanese postal code, first type the character code '3012.' Then press ALT + X and Japan's postal code symbol will appear.

To obtain an address in Odawara for receiving mail, sign up for a virtual address service like MailMate. MailMate provides you with a mailing address for receiving Japanese mail and packages. MailMate can also be used for company registration in Odawara, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)

There are two types of PO boxes available in Odawara. The first type of PO box is provided by Odawara Post and is only available for individuals with a daily volume of mail. The second type of PO box is provided by private services with no limits on daily mail volume. Learn more about how to open a PO box in Japan.

Japan Post offers Standard Mail for regular letters and small parcels, typically delivered in 2-3 days. Express Mail speeds this up to 1-2 days. Registered Mail adds tracking and insurance, requiring a signature on delivery. Yu-Pack handles larger parcels with tracking and insurance, delivered in 1-3 days. Letter Pack provides flat-rate options for documents and small items, with tracking available. EMS is for international express delivery, offering fast service to over 120 countries. Non-Standard Mail covers items exceeding standard size and weight limits. Private couriers like Yamato Transport's Takkyubin offer domestic and international parcel delivery with tracking. Sagawa Express provides similar services, including same-day delivery and refrigerated shipping. International couriers like DHL, FedEx, and UPS offer express delivery with tracking and insurance. Specialized services include Cool TA-Q-BIN for refrigerated items, Yu-Mail for books and CDs, and Smart Letter for small documents. These options cover varying needs for speed, cost, and security. For more information on international shipping options, check out this article.

To send mail or packages from Odawara to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from ¥2,050 for a 1kg parcel to ¥64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at ¥1,800 for a 1kg parcel to ¥21,000 for a 30kg parcel, but it takes longer. Factors affecting costs include weight, distance, and chosen service. Discounted rates are available for bulk shipments. For detailed rates and more information, visit the article here.

For sending mail and packages from Odawara via Japan Post, the weight limit is 30 kg for most services. The size restrictions include a maximum combined length and girth of 3 meters (300 cm). For smaller parcels, the combined length and girth should not exceed 2 meters (200 cm). Specific dimensions and weight limits may vary depending on the service chosen (Airmail, Surface Mail, etc.). For detailed information, refer to the article here.

To print an international parcel label for Japan Post, start by creating an account on Japan Post's International Mail My Page Service. Register both sender and recipient information, then select the desired shipping service, such as EMS or Airmail. Input the shipment details, including content description, shipping date, and parcel weight. After reviewing and confirming all entered information, use the provided printer icon to print the label. For more details, refer to this article.