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Oniyama Jigoku鬼山地獄

Hot Spring / Hot Spring Bath

In 1923, for the first time in Japan, the breeding of crocodiles was started which used the heat from a hot spring—the place is also referred to as “Crocodile Hell”. There are a number of crocodile breeding areas surrounding the Jigoku pond, and the number of crocodiles kept there is roughly 70. At the weekend, there is also an event where a member of staff gives food to the crocodiles, so you can observe the exciting moment when the crocodiles are fed.

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place Oita Pref. Beppushi Kannawa 625
phone 0977671500

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Address

Oita Pref. Beppushi Kannawa 625 [map]

Phone

0977671500

Hours
8:00-17:00

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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Oita Main Areas

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A trip to Oita is tantamount to a long soak in the Beppu baths. The mountainous, coastal prefecture of Oita is renowned for having more onsen than any other prefecture in Japan, most of which lie in the city of Beppu on the west coast of Kyushu, recognizable by its pungent sulphuric aroma and the clouds of steam that puff up across the hillside. Away from the Beppu hot springs await mountains, waterfalls, and temples, so don't hesitate to explore Oita a little further.

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