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Statue of Tatsukoたつこ像

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This statue is on the west bank of Lake Tazawa, in Aza-Katajiri Nishiki-cho Saimyoji, Semboku City. It's based on the Lake Tazawa legend of Princess Tatsuko, a young girl who prayed for eternal youth and beauty, and whose wish was granted when she drank the waters of a magical forest spring and was turned to a dragon, the guardian spirit of the lake.


Akita Pref. Sembokushi Nishikichousaimyouji Katajiri (Lake Tazawa / Kakunodate / OmagariArea)

phone 0187432111

Free visit

Review of Statue of Tatsuko

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/08/18 Many tourists
I guess it is the most popular tourists round the lake. If you drive round the lake, dont just go there. There are other nice places around the lake.
Reviewed:2019/03/10 Tour of Lake Tazawako
One of the stops around the lake for a good photo opportunity, the Statue of Tatsuko has a little parking area and can get crowded with the tour busses that stop there. Restrooms are 100m from the...
Reviewed:2018/12/01 A beautiful statue
A beautiful statue at the lakeside. Tatsuko is a beautiful story of how she was transformed into a dragon deity to guard the lake after requesting for eternal beauty. Although it is only a small...

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Akita Pref. Sembokushi Nishikichousaimyouji Katajiri [ map ]
Lake Tazawa / Kakunodate / OmagariArea
Free visit
open everyday
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          Akita Areas


          Famed for its sake and samurai, Akita prefecture offers quintessential Japanese culture in a non-touristy setting. Alongside the celebrated rice paddies and historical sites of the region lies dramatic natural scenery in the form of the rugged coastline of the Oga Peninsula and the Dakigaeri Gorge, best visited in autumn, when the leaves begin to change color.

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