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Takaoka in Toyama Prefecture
Map of Toyama Prefecture showing Takaoka

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

History

Takaoka was established in 1609. It developed as a castle town.

The modern city of Takaoka was established in 1889.

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

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