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Statue of Tatsuko

Statue of TatsukoTazawako, the deepest lake in Japan with a depth of 423.4 meters, has near its shore a bronze statue of the legendary maiden of beauty, Tatsuko. Tatsuko, wishing for undying youth and beauty, is said to have been turned into a lake-goddess. Tatsuko now stands with her back to the clear blue waters, a figure of pureness and beauty.

Statue by Yasutake Funakoshi, unveiled on April 12, 1968

LocationKatajiri, Saimyoji, Nishikicho

Contact InfoTazawako Tourism Information Center: 0187-43-2111

Traffic accessRegular bus from JR Tazawako Station (Tazawako Round Trip)