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Beppu Onsen別府温泉

Hot Spring / Hot Spring Bath

One of the eight most well-known hot spring districts in Beppu City known as the Beppu Hatto. Takegawara Onsen, a hot spring bathhouse with a gorgeous Chinese-style gabled roof which serves a symbol of Beppu Onsen, is located here. The district is famous for its sand baths, which involve visitors lying down in sand wearing a yukata robe and being covered by sand heated by the site's natural hot spring waters. Noted in the Iyo no kuni fudoki, an ancient chronicle of the area, this history-leaden hot spring resort only truly entered the limelight starting in the Edo period. The Beppu Hatto Onsen Festival is held primarily in Beppu Onsen each year in April and its biggest attraction is a huge parade called Yu-Bukkake festival in which participants and onlookers are splashed with over 40 tons of local hot spring water.

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place Oita Pref. Beppushi Chuoumachi Around
phone 0977242828

Review of Beppu Onsen

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/11/29 Don’t go
The resort of Beppu was a disappointment for us as it was the only dirty town in our 3-week holiday in Japan. It had lots of litter in the streets and an unkempt beach and beach front. The hot...
Reviewed:2018/04/09 A town steaming with hot springs
Beppu is a town simmering with hot springs. You can see hot air coming out from drains or specially built air vents as you drive around the city. And yes, make it a point to visit the 7 designated...
Reviewed:2018/02/20 family bath
We went to a place called Ebisuyu. Weekdays is cheaper in price. You can choose the type of hot spring you prefer. They have outside and inside bathing areas. The price was 1900yen(40mins...

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Address

Oita Pref. Beppushi Chuoumachi Around [map]

Phone

0977242828

Water type
hydrogen carbonate springs, simple springetc
property
cuts, sensitivity to cold, Abnormally dry skin, Diabetes, gout, insomniaetc

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

    There is no Bus Stop nearby.
    There is no IC nearby.

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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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