A well-know cherry blossom viewing point, also serving as an oasis for people in the community
Takaoka Kojo Park
This park is located near the city center and is the remain of Takaoka Castle which was founded by Toshinaga Maeda, the second lord of Kaga Domain. This castle was opened to the public in the Meiji Period. Every year, from the beginning to mid April, 1,800 cherry blossom trees, mainly Someiyoshino cherry blossom trees, come to their full bloom. During this period, the park becomes very festive attracting tourists and local people come see the cherry blossoms.