Tradition/Culture

Tazawako
Tazawako

Pine about 300 years old

Horai pine

蓬莱の松

Horai pine is about 300 years old. According to Chinese legend, the pine tree called Horaiyama, where the hermit lives, is famous for its good branching, and was named after the pine tree.

Unfortunately, the branch has broken and the current appearance is different.

Detailed Information

Street address
Lake Tazawa, Semboku City, Akita Prefecture Haruyama, Tazawa
Street address(Japanese)
秋田県仙北市田沢湖田沢字春山
Getting Around

From JR Tazawako Station, take the Ugo Kotsu Bus "Tazawako Round Line", get off at Hourai no Matsu, and walk for 1 minute (about 60 minutes). Alternatively, take the Ugo Kotsu Bus "Tazawako Round Line" or "Nyuto Line" from JR Tazawako Station, get off at the park entrance, and walk for 15 minutes (about 30 minutes).

Street address Lake Tazawa, Semboku City, Akita Prefecture Haruyama, Tazawa
Street address(Japanese) 秋田県仙北市田沢湖田沢字春山
Getting Around

From JR Tazawako Station, take the Ugo Kotsu Bus "Tazawako Round Line", get off at Hourai no Matsu, and walk for 1 minute (about 60 minutes). Alternatively, take the Ugo Kotsu Bus "Tazawako Round Line" or "Nyuto Line" from JR Tazawako Station, get off at the park entrance, and walk for 15 minutes (about 30 minutes).