Yamachosuji town is also known as the town of Kura, the Japanese warehouse. Yamachosuji has been a merchant town since 1609. There are many Kura style houses. This town is registered as a scenic preservation area.
Kanayamachi town is one of the popular travel spots in Takaoka. In 1611, the second lord of the Kaga Maeda clan, Maeda Toshinaga, invited many metalworkers to this town. Those metalworkers made Takaoka very famous for copper craft works. There are many copper shops that also has the copper craft studio.There are many traditional houses still to be found. This town is also registered as a group of traditional houses.
Takaoka Castle is one of 100 best Japanese castles located in Toyama. It is also known as one of 100 best Sakura Castles. It was constructed in 1609 by Maeda Toshinaga for his retirement house. Right after the Siege of Osaka Castle, this castle was abandoned by the order. However, Maeda kept this castle secretly as the fortress. There are baileys and moats remaining in great conditions.