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Unzen Jigoku Hell

Address: Obamacho Unzen, Unzen 854-0621, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Unzen
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Singapore
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111 reviews 111 reviews
43 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The nature park with the Jigokus is quite modest, although it has been left to look natural. The ones in Beppu are all gussied up for the many tourists visiting. If you visit Unzen though there isn't much else to do so take a walk around the Jigokus in the park. The steam mists rising from the ground in Winter... More 

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Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We went to Unzen Hell after Shimbara and on the way to Tara town. It was snowing the night before as there are still snow on the ground when we reach,. The drive there was quite terrifying as there are lots of turnings. Had yummy Sara udon in one of the nearby restaurants. The hell was nice place but it... More 

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Singapore
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155 reviews 155 reviews
63 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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119 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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