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Jigokudani

Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
+81 143-84-3311
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The entrance to the Hell's Valley is by the Information Centre. The road is well constructed so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HK_Jim
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Hong Kong
Excellent trail to enjoy the scenery and hot springs

Enjoyed the scenery and went trekking with my kids. There are trails that you can walk and took you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chan K
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Average16%
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“hell valley” (85 reviews)
“walking trails” (18 reviews)
“hot springs” (22 reviews)
LOCATION
Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
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+81 143-84-3311
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"hell valley"
in 85 reviews
"walking trails"
in 18 reviews
"hot springs"
in 22 reviews
"foot bath"
in 20 reviews
"steam vents"
in 7 reviews
"sulphur smell"
in 19 reviews
"geothermal activity"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 19 reviews
"lookout point"
in 4 reviews
"bubbling water"
in 6 reviews
"great walk"
in 4 reviews
"noboribetsu onsen"
in 13 reviews
"steam coming"
in 7 reviews
"volcanic area"
in 7 reviews
"magnificent view"
in 4 reviews
"the main attraction"
in 6 reviews
"tour buses"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance to the Hell's Valley is by the Information Centre. The road is well constructed so it's an easy walk to see different things. One can easily see the deposit of sulphur and steams coming out from various sites. At the end of a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the scenery and went trekking with my kids. There are trails that you can walk and took you to climb some of the mountains nearby. You can spend up to three hours here. Suggest you can have a morning stroll with your family and...More

2  Thank Chan K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn’t make a special trip to see Hell Valley but if you’re in the onsen capital then don’t miss it. There are multiple trails around Shikotsu-Toya National park so you can explore as much or as little as you want. Wear comfortable shoes as...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance is free and it allows you to walk close to the steam of the hell valley. This is lovely in the day but try going at night. Brings a totally new experience . ..

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to be hit by a stench reminiscent of rotting eggs as you walk into the park. Smoke rising from the ground, typical volcanic landscape, nice walk trails throughout the park. This is good for a 2 hour hike and worth visiting if you're...More

Thank P T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of smoke rising from the ground...with the accompanying stink of sulphur. It's what you'd expect of a volcanic landscape nothing more nothing less. If you are in the area it's worth drpping by and spending an hour or two walking the numerous trails. Otherwise...More

Thank P T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The smell and look of the site does conjour up visions of hell but luckily it’s far more forgiving and bearable. Lol. It’s an interesting destination worth the bus ride needed to get there. We visited on a cruise ship excursion and enjoyed visiting. It...More

1  Thank Gottagocit
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Jigokudani is extremely popular among both local and overseas tourists in Noboribetsu, so as a short day trip from Lake Toya, we came with low expectations of visiting a 'Disneyfied' attraction. It turned out to be a memorable site, with aweinspiring views of volcanic features...More

1  Thank YP C
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

The Valley provides an exceptional and special view for everybody who is crazy about nature and interested in witnessing geological marvels of our planet. The walk to the valley is quiet easy and convenient. of course, reaching the valley should be completed with a visit...More

1  Thank addou88
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Interesting site to visit seeing the steam coming out from holes in the ground. Very scenic as well and a great place to take some very nice pictures.

Thank alanyeo76
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Nik Kiong T
November 26, 2017|
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Response from lovebug163 | Reviewed this property |
advisable to go between 10am to 2pm. the floorboards around the valley can be slippery w snow or rain. other times not recommended due to short daylight hours. bundle up and stay warm as it can b v cold esp if you are not... More
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lee807
October 10, 2017|
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Response from Yapahloy | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at Muroran and drove there. I think it is a better option. Your length of stay at Noboribetsu, Lake Toya and Muroran become very flexible.
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FrankieTsang
December 2, 2016|
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Response from travelingron | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn't know since we traveled in the summer.
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