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Hells of Beppu

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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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559-1 Kannawa, Beppu 874-0045, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great thing to do in Beppu. Great photos and easy to get to on local bus. Take your camera and great for videos and slow motion footage.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank barryj972
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A amazing place consists of seven hells and each of them has its different story and function. We spent about 4 hours to visit all hells. It is very easy to access. If you drive, I suggest you first go to Sea Hell where a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank yenteau
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Beppu is situated among hundreds of hot springs. The Hells of Beppu are made up of 7 different pools of natural occurring hot springs. Really good place to take photos and there is a large souvenir shop at the entrance.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JinjjaDaebakk
Reviewed 8 January 2019

It was said to have been an accursed land so people called it "jigoku" (hells). There are seven hot springs and you can buy souvenirs from each jigoku.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sisca_Zinu
Reviewed 4 January 2019

Beppu has full of natural hot springs, resorts the attracts visitors. It has variety of pools including an indoor bath, a wooden tub, outdoor bath with amazing view of Sun-set, nature. Hells of Beppu are 8 natural hot-spring and all are known for their uniqueness...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travel-Kumamoto
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Though the park is not very big, it is very enjoyable and relaxing walking around it, particularly watching the geyser.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RonnieHongKong
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

5 of the Hells (Jigokus) are within walking distance of each, whereas one needs to take a bus to see the last 2 ( about 2 km away). There is a bus terminal here, incorporating a tourist information centre & waiting area for visitors. Ticket...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Travelove58
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Seven hells and it will take about 3 hours to walk the whole of it. You might get lost as there isnt any english signages around. Just ask and they will point you to the right direction. There is a crocodile farm and a fish...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

The captioned is what I read on a brochure on Hells of Beppu. Yes it s definitely a hell for tourists. It is located far off the station and take one extra effort to reach. One has been to hell if hell is full of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WY_GrandTour
Reviewed 14 December 2018

5 Of het hells (Jigoku) are on walking distance. I liked UMI best also because of the beautiful garden, Oniyama the least because of the crocodile farm. The animals are kept in small, dirty tanks, not nice. For the other 2 hells you take a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Khaled B
28 August 2018|
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Response from 748maxl | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can’t remember , as we are doing a self drive trip, we paid for a package for the entrance fee for the difference Hot spring
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jantoby1
13 July 2018|
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Response from TheDoor_isopen | Reviewed this property |
Don’t do the cable car. Poor sight.
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fls2016
21 March 2017|
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Response from Xin R | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the one day pass at either Beppu JR Station Tourist Information Centre or any of the hells. Note that the one day pass allows you to enter 7 of the 8 hells; it does not include admission into Yama Jigoku... More
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