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Lake Tazawa-ko

Travel Guide - Lake Tazawa-ko

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Lake Tazawa-ko is a classic caldera lake with a mystic atmosphere. The circular lake with about 20 kilometers of circumference is surrounded by the wide crest of a crater. The depth of the lake is 423.4 meters, which is the deepest in Japan, and its waters are the second most transparent after Lake Mashu-ko in Hokkaido. The bronze statue of the legendary Princess Tatsuko, standing on the western shore, is a symbol of the lake.
Lake Tazawa-ko is a popular place for not only sightseeing but also other activities such as aquatic sports and cycling. The lake offers boat excursions, swimming beaches, row boats and a road around the lake shore which can be followed by bus, car or on a bicycle rented at Tazawa-kohan. You may find more enjoyment by using the lake as a staging point for hikes along the trails of Mt. Komagatake and perhaps combining these with a stay in one of the isolated hot spring Ryokan inns scattered around Nyuto Onsen Hot Spring.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 12 minutes from JR Tazawako Station by the bus bound for Nyuto-Onsen, Hachimantai, or Komagatake. Get off at Tazawa-ko bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Tazawako-Kata, Semboku-shi, Akita, 014-1203

TweetsTweets

Jon Sacks - Everybody Hates A Tourist @HeyJonTheGo - 2019-11-21
Lake Tazawa is the deepest lake in Japan, & also one of the clearest. I walked around the entire 12+ mile shore of… https://t.co/5P0qa8ZJJO
InsideJapan Tours @InsideJapan - 2019-11-20
📍: Lake Tazawa, Tohoku | 📸: #InsideJapan's Anna
'Along the edge of Lake Tazawa, the views of the deep blue waters… https://t.co/1ZxJynFfo9
InsideJapan Tours @InsideJapan - 2019-11-18
📍: Lake Tazawa, Tohoku | 📸: #InsideJapan's Anna
'I was pleasantly surprised by a small but lush field of… https://t.co/jCCjbwfM2Q
のりたま@秋田県(天気垢) @noritamaweathe5 - 2019-11-15
Take a photo of Lake Tazawa in deep autumn.📷️

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#田沢湖
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#空がある風景
#紅葉
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#写真好きな人と繋がりたい… https://t.co/Yl2s4yb8WH
reikorin265 @reikorin265 - 2019-11-11
I went to #Tazawako (Tazawa lake) , #Akita, #Japan.
The water color of the lake was beautiful. https://t.co/CohyFQVbM7
仙北市観光課【公式】 @semboku_tourism - 2019-10-31
【Best in Travel 2020】
Welcome to TOHOKU, the northern Honshu. We are Semboku city, AKITA pref. We have Kakunodate t… https://t.co/ZvjMgU4Xye
Jeroen Donker @jeroendonker - 2019-10-30
Captain Can Crusher op de parkeerplaats aan Lake Tazawa… #Japan #Tohoku https://t.co/ynm9HRzITB
Satoru@Tokyoを世界へ @LQT9QYgbT1QZ7W5 - 2019-10-30
Kon'nichiwa! Today we will deliver photos of the snow country away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Three ho… https://t.co/2o1XbMvK8U
Jon Sacks - Everybody Hates A Tourist @HeyJonTheGo - 2019-10-16
But hey, at least I did get to see this sunset over Lake Tazawa #MorningBeautiful https://t.co/F4M2t8sTF9
Jon Sacks - Everybody Hates A Tourist @HeyJonTheGo - 2019-10-16
Today I walked the entire way around Lake Tazawa (about 12 miles). It was beautiful & peaceful #visitakita… https://t.co/GudZmvEzLL
Sake Tours @SakeTours - 2019-10-08
On our Akita Sake Tour we stop by Lake Tazawa. This is the deepest lake in Japan at 423m. Too cold to go swimming .… https://t.co/SwWvwupfPs
Mommy Tinz 🌸🇯🇵 @okasantina - 2019-09-23
A visit to Our Lady of Akita Pilgrimage first stop was serene, the view was so perfect! 🥰🥰🥰🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

#tazawa #lake… https://t.co/nHIU03Gske
Ayu @_ayuEnglish - 2019-09-21
Akita Prefecture is rich in nature, where you can enjoy beautiful local specialties and a culture. Lake Tazawa is a… https://t.co/mjlCWz0tns
Yukako @yukakoenglish - 2019-09-17
Tazawa is the deepest lake in Japan.

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Mirei Giuzio @juccio - 2019-09-13
Mt. Denali is the highest mountain in the North America. Lake Tazawa is the deepest lake in Japan. London has the o… https://t.co/BLPvJfrCli
Sophia Sama @SofiaSoBeast - 2019-08-20
Tazawa lake is a real place where I can release all my stresses out of my mind, here's calm. I really love the peac… https://t.co/4xjZadOSSO
sophia1999th @SofiaSoBeast - 2019-08-20
Tazawa lake is a real place where I can release all my stresses out of my mind, here's calm. I really love the peac… https://t.co/4xjZadOSSO
sophia1999th @sophia1999desu - 2019-08-20
Tazawa lake is a real place where I can release all my stresses out of my mind, here's calm. I really love the peac… https://t.co/4xjZadOSSO
Travel Japan @Travel21JPN - 2019-08-10
【Lake Tazawa (田沢湖)】
'Legends accompany Japan’s deepest lake.'
[Deepest lake: The Best in Japan 7]
#LakeTazawa… https://t.co/CxjLpTEAn9
Pete’s wandering life🚶‍♂️🚗📸 @peteswandering - 2019-08-09
@tokyo_0 Yes I need to rewatch it, especially after going to Lake Tazawa!!
Ana Maria Dempsey @galove0209 - 2019-08-07
I think #summer is #mammamia 🌴🌺🐠

#20190802 #august2 #bluesky #lake #さかい屋 #parfait #mammamiaherewegoagain #abba @ L… https://t.co/NJo8zQ0BEG
DMC Oriental LLC @mowmarkets - 2019-07-16
Watch the snow settle on thatched gassho-zukuri houses in Shirakawa-go. Or tour a sacred active volcano followed by… https://t.co/nWgrNfurpK
Liehuber @Liehuber - 2019-07-11
“Sun Rise at Lake Tazawa”
📷: © Shaw Tan #Photography
2014 SIEP Gold Award - Landscape https://t.co/9mJc6zovLx (via @ArtLify)
Arty @ArtLify - 2019-07-08
'Sun Rise at Lake Tazawa'
📷: © Shaw Tan #Photography
2014 SIEP Gold Award - L… https://t.co/W9UfM5oJab
Sam @YouCantEditSam - 2019-06-29
Northern Tōhoku.
1, 4, 5 Aomori.
2, 3 Lake Tazawa
I did more but the photos sucked and so did some of the places x… https://t.co/WvuUSQm4BT
𝐀𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐞𝐧. @diokiyeom - 2019-06-29
@XVIILEE Nothing could beat our memory at Tazawa lake when we came to Akita—!!
𝐃𝐊. @diokiyeom - 2019-06-29
@XVIILEE Nothing could beat our memory at Tazawa lake when we came to Akita—!!
𝐃𝐊. @diokiyeom - 2019-06-29
@XVIILEE Nothing could beat our memory at Tazawa lake when we came to Akita—!!
𝐃𝐊. @diokiyeom - 2019-06-29
@XVIILEE Nothing could beat our memory at Tazawa lake when we came to Akita—!!
𝙇𝙊𝙂𝙂𝙀𝘿 𝙊𝙐𝙏. @diokiyeom - 2019-06-29
@XVIILEE Nothing could beat our memory at Tazawa lake when we came to Akita—!!

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