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Beppu Hato Hot Spring Festival別府八湯温泉まつり


This festival is to show thanks for the many hot springs in Beppu, which is Japan's leader in number of sources and volume of hot springs, and is said to be rooted in a ceremony from the Beppu region's original Onsen-jinja Shrine. There are a number of events, including the Ogiyama Fire Festival, known as one of Japan's largest fire festivals, as well as the Onsen-jinja Shrine parade where watchers splash mikoshi carriers with hot spring water. Also, many of the city's onsen facilities are free during the festival, so people come from all over to enjoy the festival. Be sure not to miss the stalls serving local delicacies, too.


Beppu City, Oita Prefecture (Beppu / YufuinArea)

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Beppu City, Oita Prefecture [ map ]
Beppu / YufuinArea
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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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