Tradition/Culture

Tazawako
Tazawako

Bronze statue of the legendary beautiful girl Tatsuko

Statue of Tatsuko

たつこ像

It is a bronze statue of the legendary beautiful girl Tatsuko, who is said to have become a lake god, wishing for eternal youth and beauty. Its appearance is neat and clean against the clear blue lake water. It is located near the shore of Lake Tazawa, which boasts the deepest water depth of 423.4 meters in Japan.

Production: Yasutake Funakoshi Unveiled on April 12, 1968

Detailed Information

Street address
Saimyoji, Nishiki-cho, Semboku City, Akita Prefecture
Street address(Japanese)
秋田県仙北市西木町西明寺字潟尻
Getting Around

From JR Tazawako Station, take the Ugo Kotsu Bus "Tazawako Round Line", get off at Katajiri, and walk for 1 minute (about 30 minutes)

Street address Saimyoji, Nishiki-cho, Semboku City, Akita Prefecture
Street address(Japanese) 秋田県仙北市西木町西明寺字潟尻
Getting Around

From JR Tazawako Station, take the Ugo Kotsu Bus "Tazawako Round Line", get off at Katajiri, and walk for 1 minute (about 30 minutes)