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Beppu Jigoku Meguri (Hot Springs Tour) (べっぷ地獄めぐり)


Hot Spring / Hot Spring Bath

For over a thousand years, the gasses, hot mud, and boiling waters erupting from beneath the area from Kanawa to Kamegawa have led it to being called the Jigoku (Hells) of Beppu. In 2009, four hot springs, Umi (Sea) Jigoku, Chinoike (Blood Pond) Jigoku, Tatsumaki Jigoku, and Shiraike (White Pond) Jigoku were designated as National Places of Scenic Beauty. Visiting these four hot springs in addition to three other famous ones is fun and enjoyable. In addition to hot spring eggs (slow boiled in hot spring waters), hell-themed souvenirs such as Chinoike ointment, and Enman no Yu (bath salts) are popular to take home and give to friends. A 15-minute drive by car from JR Beppu Station.


Oita Pref. Beppushi Kannawa 559-1 (Beppu / YufuinArea)

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Review of Hells of Beppu

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2020/02/27 A must see location in Beppu
Theres only two national class sight seeing points out of 10 in Beppu area. The Hell of Sea is the best one and you should never miss.
Reviewed:2020/02/11 Hells of Beppu, not a hell, a fantastic place that you cannot miss!
Beppu is very famous for its onsen (hot spring). The Eight Hells Onsen, Beppu is far from your imagination because you can see so many onsens in a place. The eight hell onsens are with individual...
Reviewed:2020/01/29 Many different hells
It is fascinating to see many different hot springs in such a small area iand it is easy to walk about and visit them using the pass. The most impressive one is the bloody hell . But my kids are a...

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Oita Pref. Beppushi Kannawa 559-1 [map]
Beppu / YufuinArea
open everyday
[Common viewing ticket] Adults (High School Students and above) 2,000 yen, Children (Small/Junior High School Students) 1,000 yen
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          Oita Areas


          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.