Lake Tazawa
Lake Tazawa
Lake Tazawa
Lake Tazawa
Lake Tazawa Lake Tazawa Lake Tazawa Lake Tazawa

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©AFLO, Iwao Kataoka

The ”Legend of Princess Tatsuko,” is a story about a very beautiful woman who wished for eternal beauty and was turned into a dragon, and remains associated to this lake to this day. There are still four statues related to the legend by the side of the lake, which, with a depth of 423.4 meters, boasts being the deepest lake in Japan.

  • Address

    Sako, Kata-aza, Tazawako, Senboku, Akita

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  • Entry fee


  • Opening Hours


  • Closed


  • Website

  • Best Season

    All year

  • Point

    The lake, along with the statues next to it, is very popular for the fairytale-like mood that takes over the area as the sun sets.

  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    From JR Tazawako Station, take the Ugokotsu Bus on the Tazawako Isshu Line, which runs along the perimeter of Lake Tazawa, and get off at the "Tazawako-han" bus stop.

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