Takaoka, Toyama

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Map of Toyama Prefecture showing Takaoka

Takaoka (高岡市 Takaoka-shi?) is a Japanese city in Toyama Prefecture on the island of Honshu.[1]

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Takaoka was established in 1609.[2] It developed as a castle town.[3]

The modern city of Takaoka was established in 1889.

In 1933, Takaoka's large statue of the Buddha (Daibutsu) was created.[1]

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