Takaoka Castle 高岡城
|Admin's Rating||★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆|
|Historical Site||Prefectural Historic Site|
|Historical Value||Top 100 Castles|
|Location||Takaoka, Toyama Pref.|
|Access||Takaoka Sta. (Hokuriku Line), 10 min walk|
|Website||Takaoka Castle (Takaoka Municipal Museum)|
|Notes||Several baileys and large water moats remain, but I'm not sure why it would have been selected for the Top 100.|
|History||Maeda Toshinaga built Takaoka Castle in 1609 after Toyama Castle burned down. Toshinaga died in 1614. The castle was decommissioned in 1615, before it was even finished, under the One Castle per Domain law. It was designated as a park in 1875.|
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Takaoka, Toyama Pref.