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“walking trails”(20 reviews)
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Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place last June 2018. A Famous tourist attraction at noboribetsu area. Its a worth to visit and take photo. Better to visit during the day, because at night nearby Hell Valley area is very quite.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Loekito1824
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing much to see as many trails were closed in winter. Didn't get to see the ponds and foot bath area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sophie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is pretty much up a slope. Had to climb up. The stairs and steps are really slippery in the winter so have to be careful. I saw alot of people slip. Quite alot of trails are closed during the winter. Free entrance too!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a good thing we stayed very near else a trip here might have been a wasted effort to come as only 1 trail was opened with the rest I’m guessing iced up. Even the trail that was open was quite inaccessible unless you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chiucheong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This area has a parking lot at the entrance and you can walk the easy way or the longer route. If you are lazy, the moment you enter, they have multiple viewing spots that are just there. This place is suitable for old people as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did a quick photo stop here but didn't think it was worth spending more than an hour unless you are keen to trek around hell valley. A convenient break point between Sapporo and Lake Toya if you are not planning to stay overnight in Noboribetsu.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jaflhol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in December at dusk - the cold air and snow on the ground gave the area a wonderful atmospheric feel. The steps that lead down to the valley were, however, quite icy and treacherous on the day we were there. I would have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice scenery. Pathway is slippery during winter. Walk with caution. Many hiking routes are close during winter.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tang1707
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

A slow long walk along the valley is so rejuvinating. Beware of the slippery icy footpath during winter season.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JaseyO
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

There was a slight snow fall when we were here. The valley was partially covered in snow and it was quite a breathtaking sight! Took a lot of pics and enjoyed the walk thoroughly!

Date of experience: December 2018
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August 23, 2018|
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Response from HK_Jim | Reviewed this property |
It's less than a km and the walk is through the shopping street. It probably take 15 min.
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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
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.