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“In Takaoka, there are very few chain stores. Although roadside stores and large stores can be found in suburban areas, almost nothing can be found in the town. Instead, the local people open their own stores and create their community. When I came here for the first time, I was very impressed by their power.

Manufacturing in the field

Manufacturing in Takaoka got its start when Lord Maeda Toshinaga founded the town about 400 years ago. At that time, he invited a wide range of craftspeople to the town, including seven skilled casters, who began by making cast metal implements for daily life.

  • 2022.12.03 UP
    A new exhibition starts at the Fujiko.F.Fujio Hometown Art Gallery in Takaoka! Original Pictures Exhibition the “Crisis, Trouble, Happening!!” is now being held (lasting up to November 26th, 2023).
  • 2022.03.10 UP
    Online performance “Travel Through Time Performances at Takaoka” – Now Distributing Charms of Takaoka, Historical City and Culture Creating City, by Video! –
  • 2021.12.06 UP
    A new exhibition has opened at the Fujiko・F・Fujio Hometown Art Gallery in Takaoka City! Original pictures will be displayed at the “Time Travel: Past and Future” exhibition, which is open until November 27, 2022.