Takaoka Castle was a Japanese Castle built around 1600 and only to be dismantled in 1615 as part of the Tokugawa Shogunate order of “One Castle Per Province”. Read more [...]
Zuiryu-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Sodo Sect in Takaoka Toyama Prefecture. Zuiryu-ji Temple was built by Toshitune to recognise Toshinaga Maeda, the founder of Takaoka. The gate, Buddhist sanctum and lecture hall of Zuiryu-ji Temple are all designated National Treasures. The Buddhist Sanctum features a lead plate roof which weighs 47 tons.