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Address: 559-1 Tetsuwa, Beppu 874-0045, Oita Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 977-66-1577
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Description: 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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Nice colours, but not a must see in Japan.

All the hells are different and some of them have very nice colours. Take a bus from Kannawa to Chi-no-ike Jigoku et Tatsumaki Jigoku. We walked there, but first we got lost... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

All the hells are different and some of them have very nice colours. Take a bus from Kannawa to Chi-no-ike Jigoku et Tatsumaki Jigoku. We walked there, but first we got lost, because the maps in town are not precise at all. Then, we found the right way, but it's a busy road without sidewalk, so we came back by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

so beautiful! steam cooking! arrived after using public bus day pass - information person so helpful!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I went to the Zoo without having seen the previous comment and I felt very sad and angry for the animals in this place: - There are alligators in separated cells, which some of some are very small and containing WAY too much animals. - 2 Monkeys who are depressed, you can see it in their eyes it's really sad... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Dont expect to do hot spring bath here because this is only a place where you can see 8 different types of onsen, in the garden. The nicest one is umijigoku where is located in the beautiful garden with big lake, the other 7 are just ok

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It probably take you barely 10 mins to walk each hell. Don't really need to go for every single one. We only went to the sea hell and mud hell which are one of the more popular ones cause of better views. There is also free foot soak at the sea hell.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Fun to see but nothing special. As it is not very expensive ok but not worth any extra detour except you are in any case in Beppu.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

There are 8 hells with 6 grouped together and 2 in about 1.5 km away. After visiting the 6, you can take a bus to the other 2. They offer a discounted ticket if you visit all. You will see steam and hot water pouring out from the earth. There is a geyser comparable with the Old Faithful at Yellow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Hells were an impressive sight, some more so, some less. The ocean and blood Jigoku were awesome, but there is also one with alligators ;) Don't miss the foot onsen-baths there are at some Jigokus! They were very very relaxing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

It was quite interesting, but it takes some serious time to visit them all. Arrived at 11:20 and finished 14:50. This includes some rabbit feeding, resting and ice cream eating at the red hell^^ Bought the ticket booklet for all 8 hells (2100 yen). The 6 first hells are closer to each other than I thought. Will take you no... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Went only to see the blue and red. The red is supposed to be the oldest. I liked the blue better, with a pond and a park like setting. Make sure to take the loop bus, is the best way to see the tourist sites.

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Address: 559-1 Tetsuwa, Beppu 874-0045, Oita Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 977-66-1577
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Oita Prefecture  >  Beppu
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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