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Unzen Jigoku Hell

Obamacho Unzen, Unzen, Nagasaki Prefecture 854-0621, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 27 Attractions in Unzen
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Singapore
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137 reviews 137 reviews
51 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Very pretty especially against the backdrop of the colorful autumnal leaves. The entire circuit can take up to an hour if you are curious enough to check out some picnic spots etc. Tends to get dark early and there are no lights. So plan accordingly if you want to visit in the evening.

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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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22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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91 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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