Takaoka Castle (高岡城, Takoaka-jō) was a Japanese castle in Takaoka, Toyama Japan. It was originally constructed in 1609, and was only used for a few years before being dismantled. The site of its ruins are now a park. The castle is designated one of Japan's Top 100 Castles by the Japanese Castle Foundation. It is protected by the central government as a National Historic Site. [wikipedia]
A 10 minute walk from the Takaoka train station
Toyama's Takaoka Castle has almost 2000 cherry trees dotting the park grounds, ensuring there is plenty of springtime beauty..
Photos of Takaoka Nabe Festival 2016.
In Toyama prefectures lies 6 cities worth discovering, including Gokayama and Toyama Bay