The beautiful azure waters of Tazawa-ko, an almost perfectly round crater lake, can be enjoyed from the paths along the shore, a rented paddleboat, or the motorboat trip across to the statue of Princess Tatsuko and back. Nearby are several traditional hot spring inns.

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