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Toyoko Inn Shin takaoka eki Shinkansen Minami guchi
7.4 Good
3015, Shimokuroda, Takaoka, Japan
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2.0 mi from city centre, Takaoka, Japan 
GoodBased on 195 reviews
7.4

Toyoko Inn Shin-takaoka-eki Shinkansen Minami-guchi is located in Takaoka and offers free Wi-Fi. It also features a 24-hour reception, massage services and a dry cleaning service.

Hotel Route-Inn Takaoka Ekimae
8.0 Excellent
4-63 Shimozekimachi, Takaoka, Japan
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0.9 mi from city centre, Takaoka, Japan 
ExcellentBased on 438 reviews
8.0

Less than 20 minutes' walk from Etchu-Nakagawa Station, Hotel Route-Inn Takaoka Ekimae provides guests with an ideal base while in Takaoka. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and laundry facilities.

Hotel New Otani Takaoka
7.0 Good
1 Shinyoko-Cho, Takaoka, Japan
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0.8 mi from city centre, Takaoka, Japan 
GoodBased on 91 reviews
7.0

Hotel New Otani Takaoka provides a comfortable setting when in Takaoka. It also offers meeting rooms, a sauna and a 24-hour reception.

Asahi City Inn Hotel
7.1 Good
Shimozeki-machi 1-34, Takaoka, Japan
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0.9 mi from city centre, Takaoka, Japan 
GoodBased on 127 reviews
7.1

Less than 20 minutes' stroll from Etchu-Nakagawa Station, Asahi City Inn Hotel provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Takaoka. It also offers laundry facilities, a lift and free Wi-Fi.

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About Takaoka

Wedged between the Oyabe and Shokawa rivers as they flow into Toyama Bay, Takaoka is a lively port once famed for its bronze industry. It’s clustered around the charismatic old town of Kanayamachi and the ruins of Takaoka Castle, while also being home to a magnificent temple and a fine art museum.

Things to do in Takaoka

At the heart of the city lies Takaokakojo Park where the ruins of Takaoka Castle are surrounded by water-filled moats. Admire the statue of Sengoku Period samurai Maeda Toshinaga and delve into the local history at Takaoka City Museum, then join the daily penguin feeding at Takaoka Zoo.

Wander over to the Takaoka Great Buddha, an immense bronze statue considered one of the three Great Buddha statues of Japan. Appreciate its skilled bronze craftsmanship and see the original head of the 18th-century wooden Buddha that the modern statue replaced.

Visit the 17th-century temple of Zuiryū-ji, which is reached through a kirizuma-style wooden gate adorned with plum blossoms and lions. Explore the Buddha Hall that combines Japanese and Indian architectural styles and admire the floral motif decorations of the Dharma Hall.

Art enthusiasts should visit the Takaoka Art Museum, which boasts an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, metal and lacquer work. In addition to showcasing the artistic traditions of Takaoka City, the museum hosts an exhibition by the great manga cartoonist, Fujiko Fujio.

Getting around Takaoka

Takaoka is around 2.5 hours by train from Tokyo and three hours from Osaka. Trams, trains and buses travel throughout Takaoka.

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  • What are the best hotels in Takaoka?

    Apa Hotel Takaoka Ekimae (7.9/10 from 1,076 reviews), Toyoko Inn Shin takaoka eki Shinkansen Minami guchi (7.3/10 from 196 reviews), and Hotel Route-Inn Takaoka Ekimae (8.0/10 from 438 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Takaoka.