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Good place to visit during a fine day

During a fine day, it is nice to visit Lake Tazawa especially Tatsuko and the temple in the... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Beautiful caldera lake

This is a very pretty lake and it is worth taking the time to drive around as the road runs close... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
Grafton, Australia
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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Heard about this place because of the Korean TV series IRIS. I drove there from Aomori-shi. It was quite a long drive but really worth to do it. When I checked what my camera captured, it was stunning. The major landmark of the lake is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

During a fine day, it is nice to visit Lake Tazawa especially Tatsuko and the temple in the northern shore with the red tori. It is tranquil and quiet and offers good spots for relaxation and peace.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

This is a very pretty lake and it is worth taking the time to drive around as the road runs close to the shore and gives beautiful views of the lake itself and its mountainous backdrop. There are a number of places where you can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

We took the cruise to view the lake, that was great (though cold). I also cycled the full round around the lake (about 20km in under 3 hours). Personally, I prefer doing the latter even though I don't really enjoy cycling... says a lot about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

cycling around this lake is everything! the perimeter around the lake is remnants from the bubble era, which is not necessarily a bad thing. there's plenty of nostalgia and nature to be experienced while riding through local villages and bike paths through the greenery. the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Wow Japan's deepest lake or resouvour , very pretty and good road access, and for bike riding ,good fun and food.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 393henryd
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Serene, peaceful, and untouched, this caldera lake is simply beautiful. There are a few areas for relaxing in a beach like setting, a boat ride, buses, some restaurants. But what's great is the clean water, pristine air, and the untouched beauty of the lake. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank J H
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Pretty standard Japanese Lake, but has beautiful color. There is little to do besides paddleboats or rent a bike for riding on the road. No walking path to follow the shore...Seems very oriented toward busloads of tourists. The National Park nearby is great though..

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Janis857
Reviewed May 9, 2018

stunning scenery on this vast lake, boat trip a must to grasp the lakes size,plenty of fish to feed, bus service a little hap hazard.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank joiner_13
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

View on late Apr not so beautiful as postcard but still good and the circle bus give us about 15 mins are short time to make a good shot.

Date of experience: April 2018
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October 8, 2018|
Response from J H | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Yes there are buses that travel around the lake and there is even a tour boat or two on the lake itself. The bus from the Tazakawa JR Station to the Lake leaves about every 20-30 minutes and once you get to the lake... More
September 21, 2015|
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Response from Stella K | Reviewed this property |
We took a bus down to visit the lake - about 25-30 minutes from Mizuwa-sanso (bus stop was across the street a bit below, 2-3 minutes on foot). We spent about an hour on a bicycle (Y400 per hour per bicycle for the first... More
September 21, 2015|
Response from Tony J | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I did not stay at the Nyuto Onsen. But I understand the buses run from Tazawako JR station every hour or so around the Lake and up to the Nyuto area. I am away from home at the moment so can't get to my trip... More