Tradition/Culture

Tazawako
Tazawako

What is Lake Tazawa?

Lake Tazawa

田沢湖

What is Lake Tazawa?

Lake Tazawa is an almost circular lake with a circumference of 20 km, and boasts the deepest water depth of 432.4 m in Japan, with an area of 25.5 km. The lake water is beautiful with a mysterious lapis lazuli color, befitting the legend of Tatsuko. The expressions of each of the four seasons are rich, with the faint light of spring shining on the surface of the lake, and the deep green and blue of the sky wrapping the surface of the lake in summer. In autumn, the autumnal trees shine on the surface of the lake, and in winter, the contrast between the white snow and the surface of the lake is impressive. The sunrise and sunset are also wonderful, especially in the quiet mornings the lake surface becomes like a mirror, and especially in the quiet mornings the lake surface becomes like a mirror and reflects the sunrise dazzlingly.

Lakeside Haruyama

A 15-minute bus ride from JR Tazawako Station, "Haruyama" is the base for sightseeing. Hotels, inns, rest houses, etc. are lined up, and pleasure boats depart and arrive from here. This is also the starting point for the Tazawako Marathon in autumn. Attractions around the lake, pine of Penglai , princess Kannon , Akita feudal lord is provided with a seat of the excursion throne stone was image, lake god worship throne stone shrine, and the Funakoshi Yasutake (based on Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music Professor) legendary heroine of sculpture There are various statues such as the statue of Tatsuko , the Tazawako Herb Garden "Heart Herb ", and the prefectural forest where trees from all over the world gather. You can also go cycling and camping.

About Lake Tazawa hot springs

Nyuto Onsenkyo is a secret hot spring mood with seven hot springs scattered in the mountains. " Tazawako Kogen Onsenkyo " is the entrance to Mt. Akita Komagatake, where you can see Lake Tazawa and Mt. Akita Komagatake. " Mizusawa Onsenkyo " is a hot spring resort for recreation and sports near the Tazawako ski resort . " Tamagawa Onsen " boasts the largest amount of hot springs in Japan from one location and visits hot springs from all over the country. There is a wide variety of hot springs.

Detailed Information

Street address
Lake Tazawa, Semboku City, Akita Prefecture
Street address(Japanese)
秋田県仙北市田沢湖潟字瑳湖
Street address Lake Tazawa, Semboku City, Akita Prefecture
Street address(Japanese) 秋田県仙北市田沢湖潟字瑳湖