Tradition/Culture

Tazawako
Tazawako

Enshrines Princess Tatsuko of the "Legend of Tatsuko" that has been handed down from ancient times in Lake Tazawa

Gozanoishi Shrine

御座石神社

The name of Gozanoishi Shrine comes from the fact that Yoshitaka Satake, the lord of the Akita feudal lord, sat down and took a rest when he visited Lake Tazawa in 1650.

Beside the vermilion torii, you can see "Nanairogi, a seven-colored tree" with seven kinds of trees growing from one tree, "Katagashira Reisen", which became a dragon after drinking Tatsuko, and Tatsuko. There are also famous places such as "Kagamiishi".

Detailed Information

Street address
1 Ainaigata, Nishikicho Hinokinai, Semboku City, Akita Prefecture
Street address(Japanese)
秋田県仙北市西木町桧木内相内潟1
Getting Around

From JR Tazawako Station, take the Ugo Kotsu Bus "Tazawako Round Line", get off at Goza-no-ishi Shrine, and walk for 1 minute (about 40 minutes)

Street address 1 Ainaigata, Nishikicho Hinokinai, Semboku City, Akita Prefecture
Street address(Japanese) 秋田県仙北市西木町桧木内相内潟1
Getting Around

From JR Tazawako Station, take the Ugo Kotsu Bus "Tazawako Round Line", get off at Goza-no-ishi Shrine, and walk for 1 minute (about 40 minutes)