This is Zuiryuji Temple, a national treasure.
Nio, one of the protectors at the gate of Zyiryuji.
A statue of Maeda Toshinaga, the lord of Takaoka that was enshrined at Zuiryuji.
JR Takaoka Station. The temple was about 10 min. walk away.
A train is painted with a famous cartoon Ninja Hattori kun.