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Hells of Beppu

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Address: 559-1 Tetsuwa, Beppu 874-0045, Oita Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 977-66-1577
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These eight boiling pools resulting from volcanic activity have varying...

These eight boiling pools resulting from volcanic activity have varying characteristics: one is blood-red in color due to its red clay deposits, another has the largest geyser in Japan, and still another is used for breeding crocodiles.

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Beppu Japan

Awesome place to go! Be amazed with the natural hot springs and more to do around the area, like visiting the aquarium, experience onsen, going to the African safari or maybe... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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110 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seven of the nine Hells, each with its own theme, are clustered within walking distance of each other. There’s Umi Jigoku (Sea Hell), which sports cobalt-blue thermal ponds along with a nice garden and footbath where visitors can soak tired appendages, while Chinoike Jigoku (Blood Pond Hell) features waters with dissolved red clay. Kamado Jigoku (Oven Hell) is most memorable... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome place to go! Be amazed with the natural hot springs and more to do around the area, like visiting the aquarium, experience onsen, going to the African safari or maybe going to the harmony land! I

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Thank TwinkieMommy
Oita, Japan
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17 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to visit Kamado Jigoku (Cooking Pot Hell) in Beppu with my son. When we entered the place we were surprised to see groups of foreign travelers from South Korea and China. Of course, there were also Japanese visitors. The sky blue colored hot spring was still beautiful. There wasn't a chance for us to try the footbath because it... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

not as good as we were expecting. But does have some interest. Although we really wanted to experience different types of onsen and mud bath etc... Each were priced separately and quite expensive. So, yes, some experience if you are in Beppu.

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Munich, Germany
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just can't believe each of these Beppu hot springs can be so unique and beautiful, and let me realise there are still lots of natural beauties in developed world. To go to the Hells of Beppu, there are buses running from the Beppu train station regularly. I'd suggest going to the tourist information center at Beppu station, and ask... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most famous attraction in Beppu area, the Hells is formed by 8 small areas within walking distance. Admission tickets required. Very crowded and full of group tours. The 8 areas are more or less the same

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Watching the hot springs especially in winter was so relaxing. There are many food available at the site. As well as souvenir shop. with good clean and nice toilet! Just like typical Japanese toilet. Gotta go back someday!

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Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit all 8 Hells/Jigoku as our travel plan was disrupted by cloudy skies - cancel ropeway trip. Each Jigoku is unique. We took about 4 hours to walk through all of them. If you are not from any volcanic active countries, or had yet visit any hotsprings like Yellowstone, I guess you would probably be interested in... More 

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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You pay 2100yen and get to see all the hot springs (8 of them), individual entrance fee cost 400yen. There are nice to look at but you are not able to use them. Some of the hot spring offer complimentary foot soak but that's about it. There are 6 hot springs within walking distance in the same vicinity, the other... More 

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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

You could easily reach there by buses. As the hotel to guide you along or the train station tourist info for the bus route. About 10 to 20mins journey depending on which bus you take.

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