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
Photos of Takaoka Nabe Festival 2016.
In Toyama prefectures lies 6 cities worth discovering, including Gokayama and Toyama Bay
Takaoka's Mikurumayama Festival, a 400 year old parade celebrating the founding of the city. One of only five festivals in Japan..