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Beppu Station Tourist Information Center

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Address: 12-13 Ekimae-cho, Beppu 874-0935, Oita Prefecture

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Good service

Very friendly with accurate advice for the type of transportation and locations of hot springs, stores, etc in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
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奈良市
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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奈良市
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Very friendly with accurate advice for the type of transportation and locations of hot springs, stores, etc in the area.

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Vermont
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293 reviews 293 reviews
153 attraction reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We wanted to visit the Kunisaki Peninsula. A TIC staff member helped us arrange for a bus tour by contacting the company for us, making our reservations, and explaining where we were to meet the bus and what to expect. Even though we were warned that the tour would be in Japanese, it took us where we wanted to go... More 

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Orange, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The staff here are very friendly and helpful. They do speak limited English. I wanted to book a couple of tours around Beppu but I found out the tours are not offered in English. I had to join a Japanese tour group and try to understand what was being said.

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Hong Kong, China
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215 reviews 215 reviews
110 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This was a large visitor center with a special counter for non-Japanese travelers. Staff was very helpful, and offered to ring up bus company for exact time schedule, and ropeway company for its operating conditions.

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Seoul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I think the Train Station information desk with English language translation is excellent... however... I am coming back to Beppu from the USA in Early April 2013 and wondering if any artists can give me more information than what I'll find at the tourist desk at the Beppu Train station. I am looking for sketch groups, figure or landscape, I'm... More 

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Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
28 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

There was a lady who spoke excellent English and was very knowledgeable of the area indeed. The station has a branch of a favourite Japanese bakery of our's in Hong Kong called, The Little Mermaid, and it has a small sitting area so you can request your bread and pastries to be warmed and eaten on-site.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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37 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

The quality of assistance (in English) is generally very good here. Maps and brochures will be provided. Good English spoken most of the time and there is a dedicated area for English-speaking tourists to ask questions. However we also had a bad experience when information about travel to Mount Aso crucially failed to include the fact that the train currently... More 

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Sydney
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67 reviews 67 reviews
48 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

The volunteer helper here spoke excellent English and helped us with maps, bus schedules, advice about where to go and notes to help us remember all she said. She sold us the 2 day bus pass (1500 yen). She was patient, friendly and kind. After we left her we knew exactly what we wanted to do in Beppu, where to... More 

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Osan, South Korea
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

I am glad I stopped by here to ask for more info because there are literally no English spoken in Beppu. Very difficult to find bus schedule or route online for Beppu. so, please do yourself a favour to ask as much as you can while you are here.

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Cairns, Australia
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120 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The staff here were willing to help in every way. They provided us with information on where to catch buses, timetables and discount vouchers for the different attractions. English speaking staff with a lovely smile to greet you.

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