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Chinoike Jigoku

778 Noda, Beppu 874-0016, Oita Prefecture
+81 120-459-554
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A place to rest and pass the time while waiting for Tatsumaki Jigoku

This Chinoike Jigoku is located next to the Tatsumaki Jigoku, which is a geyser. It is recommended... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Gkitazum
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San Francisco, California
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Striking place to visit

It's certainly a very striking colour, but I felt a little overrated. Seemed a bit commercial too... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2018
ineedaholiday72
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Singapore
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  • Excellent16%
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  • Average31%
  • Poor5%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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778 Noda, Beppu 874-0016, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

This Chinoike Jigoku is located next to the Tatsumaki Jigoku, which is a geyser. It is recommended to going there and check out the time for the geyser before heading to the Chinoike Jigoku. Once you know the time for the geyser, you can enter...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

It's certainly a very striking colour, but I felt a little overrated. Seemed a bit commercial too with having to walk through a gift shop to get to the pool.

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Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

There is a trail which goes up and behind the pool which offers a very good photo opportunity. There is a big souvenir shop here which sells a lot of local biscuits. They are generous in putting out samples which I believe helps their business...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

this hell costs 500 Yen (or 2000 for all 7 - check ahead if you want to see all). There is no steam coming out of the soil (like at the sea or mud hell), but the water is hot. The color red is absolutely...More

1  Thank StefanS71
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

Beppu Onsen is famous for activity known as the "Hell Tour" (Jigoku Meguri 地獄めぐり). On this tour, visitors go around to see 8 special onsen spots. Chi-no-ike Jigoku is the oldest Jigoku in Japan, known as a hot red & orange thermal mud lake, some...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2017

I bought the all in pass which entitled me to visit 7 pools. This is the 2nd last and list as no 2 of my favourite pool. It is interesting because of the color - red pool. There is foot spa place which you can...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2017

One of the most famous Jigokus of the Beppu's 8 hells. This one has a red blood colour due to the high iron oxide content. It is obviously more interesting to see it close by, but once you've seen it you may ask yourself if...More

Thank Hunter k
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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

As I sent the pictures of the pool to my families and friends, they were totally amazed. So was I as seeing it for the first time. I had never imagined a hot spring could be in the red color. And the color together with...More

1  Thank Bestlambert
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

This Jigoku and long with another one Tatsumaki Jigoku (water spout hell) are a bit of a distance away from the other 6 jigoku. You will need to catch a bus to get to them. This one is the Blood Pond jigoku and is my...More

1  Thank Just-Julie-Cairns
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Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

You would like to come just because it is special yet it is not stunning or magnificent that you would give it a wow. Buy the voucher and visit l the other jigoku together may make it more worthwhile

1  Thank fycj
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