Takaoka Daibutsu Day This event, arranged by the Takaoka Chamber of Commerce, is held on the first Sunday of every month. A storyteller's theater is held in the main hall of the temple and tents are set up on the temple grounds for the sale of food, clothing, and other goods.
Himi is located in the northwestern part of Toyama and faces Toyama Bay to the east with the north and west sides bordering Ishikawa, with Mt. Isurugi-yama and other mountains in between. Himi is close to the point where warm and cold currents run against each other.
Take the Imizu city community bus (Shinminato/Kosugi line) for Shimin-hospital, get off at Come-on Park Shinminato bus stop, and walk 1 minute. 6 minutes by taxi from Manyosen Nakashinminato Station. 8 minutes by taxi from JR Kosugi Station on the JR Hokuriku Line.
The summit of Inabayama 346.9 meters above the sea commands a 360-degree panorama of the area, including villages with scattered houses in the Tonami Plain. There is a pasture on the mountainside, and the park on the mountaintop has a cow-shaped observatory and playground equipments. The Miyajima Gorge is known for its clear streams.
Each area includes a sauna, open-air bath and the kind of hot water used is change weekly. You will have great fun using these various kinds of baths. In addition, there is a health care room (odd dates are for men and even dates are for women) as well as special baths.
Kokutai-ji (国泰寺, "Temple of National Peace"), originally Tosho-ji (東松寺), is one of fourteen autonomous branches of the Rinzai school of Japanese Zen, founded in 1300 by the monk Jiun Myoi in Toyama, Japan. In 1327 Emperor Go-Daigo gave the temple the name Kokutai-ji, and Jiun Myoi became Seisen Zenji.
The 274 meter-tall, twin-peaked Mt. Futagami has been worshipped since ancient times as a mountain of kami (divine spirits). As evidenced by the fact that its name is written with the same characters as Mt. Nijo in Nara, Otomono Yakamochi is said to have had special feelings for this mountain.
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Toyama Bay marker and Shin-minato Bridge Kaiwo Maru Museum Getting There: The park and bridge can be reached by car in about 25 to 30 minutes from the Kosugi Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway and Takaoka Interchange on the Noetsu Expressway, respectively.
With nothing else giving him quite as much pleasure during his youth as drawing manga art, Fujiko・F・Fujio engaged in a variety of creative endeavors in his hometown of Takaoka. Visitors can peruse every page of text for Yōkai-tou, a book that Fujiko・F・Fujio put together by himself when he was fourteen years old.
Takaoka Manyo Historical Museum History and Outline Opened in October 1990 as the core facility of the hometown of Manyo promoted by Takaoka City. Takaoka Manyo Historical Museum is a museum and a facility for research concerned with the Man’yoshu (the earliest existing anthology of Japanese verses, composing of some 4,500 poems).
Toyama Bay Sushi is made with the freshest seafood from "nature's fish tank" Toyama Bay. The set of 10 pieces consists of toppings exclusively from Toyama Bay on rice grown in the prefecture, plus a bowl of soup, for prices ranging between 2,000 yen and 3,500 yen. Toyama welcomes visitors with its natural, fresh, highest-quality specialty sushi.