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Not Yellowstone, but worth it if you're passing through

I spent several hours over two days (not much else to do) walking through. I stayed down in Obama... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2016
60726Nicky_11
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McLean, Virginia
Not sure about hell, but definitely hot and sulphur and steamy

Great fun. A good walking course (30 mins) takes you around the area with its various bubbling... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2016
GlobeTrotSurfSerf
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Seoul, South Korea
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Obamacho Unzen, Unzen 854-0621, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed November 20, 2016

I spent several hours over two days (not much else to do) walking through. I stayed down in Obama, which was a mistake (too far away and a dull town). Most tourists only visit the part across the street from the "octagonal" park visitor's center,...More

1  Thank 60726Nicky_11
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

You come to Unzen for the baths. But walk around the hell before you take your first bath. The walk is easy and most part of the path is wheeler friendly. There are plenty picture spots.

2  Thank ChungkaiSin
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Great fun. A good walking course (30 mins) takes you around the area with its various bubbling pools, surfacing sulphur, and hissing thermal cents. Lots of different colored rocks from the various elements at play. All very interesting and broad discussion starter ( or question...More

2  Thank GlobeTrotSurfSerf
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Here only encounter scenery. Where you feel the greatness of nature, the nature of favor. The history of sad Catholics

1  Thank miskyhuasi
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Nice easy stroll thru the woods. Smell of sulfur doesn't bother me a bit but it did start to tarnish my silver jewelry!

1  Thank Anthony L
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

The walk through Unzen Jigoku Hell is a series of winding paths that pass very close to many vents on this volcanic area - some are venting sulphurous steam into the air, others are pools of boiling water, others are bubbling mud pools. The path...More

2  Thank Old_Hairy_Bear
Reviewed April 6, 2016

First, be aware of the smell of sulphur. It can be really hard to stay at some spots for a longer periode of time. The area is quite big, and you can go around most of Unzen to explore this field. The view can be...More

1  Thank Morten G
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Without all the hoopla of Beppu this is a great walk through steaming lava fields. The walk winds its way through bubbling lava and billowing steam.

1  Thank olive848484
Reviewed April 2, 2016

It really felt like walking in Hell :) Boiling puddles of water, steam coming through the gaps in the rocks and the beauty of the forest created such a wonderful atmosphere.

Thank anushka r
Reviewed February 24, 2016

The area was full of steam with sulphur smell. There are various different hot spring such as mud hot spring, Daikyokan (Great Shout) Jigoku, Oito Jigoku, ... etc. The hot spring gas can go as high as 98-120 degree C. Unzen Jigoku is more natural...More

Thank YuenYW
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