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Address: Kojo, Takaoka 933-0044, Toyama Prefecture
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A large, nice quiet park

Only parts of the moats and castle walls remain. The castle was destroyed and never re-built because of the one castle per domain during the shogunate era. Many things to see... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
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Honolulu
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Honolulu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Only parts of the moats and castle walls remain. The castle was destroyed and never re-built because of the one castle per domain during the shogunate era. Many things to see – a shrine, statues, nice forested, peaceful walkways, etc. An easy walk from the train station, just past the Takaoka Great Buddha.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

All that remains of this castle are the ishigaki (stone walls) and moat. The castle grounds are now a park which feature a shrine and a sculpture garden.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015

A really nice and pleasant park to glance at the horizons of the city, surrounded with abundant beautiful plant species. There is also a zoo inside with some fantastic animals to look for. The Imizu Shrine is also well situated in the center of the park.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Takaoka really knows how to welcome tourists. We arrived in Hakodate by cruise ship and were welcomed with well organised information stalls and free transit buses. On the bus we were shown a short video about the sights of the city and how to travel about. We were all given a local map that included on the back a "point... More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Takaoka castle remains is a good place for sight seeings. You can roam around coz of wide space provided for the people. You can have family of friends picnic. It is also very relaxing coz you are closer to nature.

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