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Unzen Jigoku Hell

Obamacho Unzen, Unzen, Nagasaki Prefecture 854-0621, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 25 Attractions in Unzen
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Sasebo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

nice little stroll thru sulfur springs, you must try the eggs, there are a few spots to get them dont cost much but you wont regret it

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

this hell's walk is one of the attraction of Unzen. when I was there , it was snowing, then staring to showers. so I went back again 2-3 hours later. one of the entrance, there was this lady selling Onsen boiled eggs for Yen60 per egg. tried one and it was delicious ! later when I check in into my... More

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Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

After a great night at the Unzen Iwaki Ryokan and a good breakfast we went for a walk up the hill Jigoku Hell, nicknamed HELLS WALK. Very interesting place, the smoke and steam are coming out of the ground all around you as you wind your way upwards. There are pools of bubbling boiling water and mud. In spots it... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

This location was slightly difficult to find and we had to drive around for a few more minutes before we were able to find the place. Not only is the white smoke difficult to miss, but so is the sulfuric smell. Once reaching there, you'll feel like there's rotten eggs everywhere. You can walk along the path to view the... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

We took ferry from Kumamoto Port to Shimbara Port, then took bus to Unzen. Officers at bus center were so helpful and full of hospitality. Jingoku hell is so amazing; the water are boiling sound like waterfall. We had onzen at a hotel nearby, so peaceful and relax. Love it.

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