Tateishi Park is one of the best locations enjoying and the stunning views of Lake Suwa and Suwa City, Nagano. The nearest station to Tateishi Park is Kamisuwa Station. After stepping out of the Station, strictly walk ahead is the path directing to Tateishi Park. It takes about 40 minutes on foot to reach the park observation deck, so it is recommended to drive by car or take the city’s shuttle transportation. The journey takes about 10 minutes.
Here you can enjoy the different sceneries of Lake Suwa all seasons. The flowers in spring, the freshness in summer, and the maple leaves in autumn that all bring visitors the amazing experience. However, the most magnificent season is believed to be the snowy view in winter.
After freezing in winter, the lake will make a loud noise due to contraction and expansion, just like a god passing by a boat, so this phenomenon is also called “The Passage of Gods” by local residents. Here is also widely believed as the original scene of the lake background in the famous Japanese animation “Your Name”.