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Address: 559-1 Kannawa, Beppu 874-0045, Oita Prefecture
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These eight boiling pools resulting from volcanic activity have varying...

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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Not a "must do" in Japan but go there if you're in the area! Visit is quick but definitely impressive

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Paris, France
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5 reviews
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Not a "must do" in Japan but go there if you're in the area! Visit is quick but definitely impressive

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we have some seniors in our group and it would not be convenient to travel too much on public transports with this set up, we did this tour with Kamenoi bus company instead of travelling by ourselves. We visited the seven hells (we visited 8 hells in our last visit several years ago) and all were astounding. It was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are expecting a Japanese Yellowstone, you will be sorely disappointed. The "hells" (Jigoku) are urban, developed and commercial. For several of them, the souvenir shop is bigger than the geothermal feature! For the most disappointing it would be a toss-up between Tatsumaki-Jigoku and Kamado-Jigoku. In the former, the geyser has been walled in to stop it being impressive;... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent much of our visit trying to avoid groups of tourists, but apart from this, loved the Hells! The colours were astounding!

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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I assumed that this was operated by Government, so it was look like any family park. You could Go or not. The entrance ticket was included 7 fountains but you had to pay one more to see another fountain said by park assistant. I asked why? The park assistant did not know the reason at all!

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place - hot springs, foot baths and scenic views! There are nice Ahopalo where you can buy tasty local food, souvenirs and dirt for bath.

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Torrance, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hells of Beppu are located at various sites! Its tourist attraction but amazing. We rented a taxi for 5 hours to take us to varous sites since there was 6 if us. We went all over Beppu in that time!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought the package for 7 hells at Yen 2000, individual hells cost Yen 400 so we thought it would be cheaper this way. The first 3 are the more interesting places as you get to see the hot mud and coloured water close up. Next were the crocodile and fish which were disappointing. All these 5 are close to... More 

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Kariya, Japan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yama Jigoku ( Mountain Hell) is bit lousy to visit I will not recommend it there. plus the staff are so unfriendly. Umi Jigoku is nice but nothing too special , kamado jigoku are so worth it

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Visited all 7 hells of Beppu. Honestly nothing special unless you are a fan of seeing different types of onsen. Rmb u need to pay to get into each hell. Package ticket of 1800 yen allowed First go to Kamado Jigoku. It has both blue onsen (similar to umi jigoku), red onsen (simular to blood hell)..and on top of that... More 

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