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Myoban Onsen


Onsen Resort where Alum is being collected


The Onsen Resort town where the Yunohana or Alum have been collected since more than

200 years ago.  Myoban means Alum in Japanese.

Myoban is a geothermal area located at an altitude of 400 metre at the middle Garan mountain

and a little away from the centre of Beppu-city.


The beautiful scenery of steam rising area where Beppu stone wall is built in the steeply sloping

geothermal field chosen as the important cultural landscape of the country as the Hot spring



The scenery of hot springs where beppu stone ishigaki is built in a steeply sloping geothermal

field and Yunohana flower huts stand side by side can be entrained is chosen as the important

cultural landscape of the country as a hot spring landscape


Yunohana koya or Alum hut with the straw roof which is the Alum collecting facility can be visited.

There is the Onsen Hoyo land which is a public Onsen facility ; various type of bathes can be

enjoyed such as open air bath, mud bath, steam bath as well as colloid bath.



 Location of Beppu



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Address Myoban, Beppu-city, Oita-prefecture

25 minutes by a vehicle from JR Beppu station

10 minutes by a vehicle from Kannawa


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