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Beppu travel guide



Beppu is one of the most famous Onsen Resort in Japan. The popular hot spring town nestle

at the foot of volcanos, Mount Yufu and Mount Tsurumi. Boasting more than 2,800 hot spring

sources and flowing rate of nearly 137,000 kiloliters per day, Beppu is considered a paradise

of hot springs famous for high therapeutic effects.


The town is divided into eight major hot spring areas collectively called “Beppu Hatto”, which 

offer beautiful scenery and various type of water of different qualities.



Beppu Hell Tour

The most famous sights are Jigoku Meguri or (Burning Hell)  tour.  A collection of hot springs

where the water bubbles forth from underground, often with unusual result. Seven of the hells

are located in the Kannawa district where over 4 km northwest of Beppu station, and two in

the more remote Shibaseki district.    



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Foot bath

Have you tried Foot bath before?  Foot bath is called Ashiyu in Japanese and is a public bath
in which people can bath their feet.  Ashiyu in Beppu set up at Kannawa Onsen near the Hell
tour spot.

 Foot bath located near the

 Hell tour spots

 Easily enjoy it without having to

 remove all your clothing

 Only the feet and leg up to

 the knee are immersed


Hyotan Onsen, sand bath 

The most popular pubulic bath in Beppu. You can enjoy various type of Onsen including the

sand bath.



Jigoku Mushi kobo

Jigoku Mushi, literally “hell-steaming” is a unique cooking method found in Beppu. The ingredients

such as vegetables, seafood and meals are cooked using the steam from natural hot spring You

can operate the steam cookers all by yourself and you can cook whatever you want.



Mount Tsurumi

Soaring 1375 metres into the sky, Mount Tsurumi is a breathtaking mountain overlooking Beppu

that offers some decent hiking, rare flora and outstanding vistas. Visitors can take a ropeway 800

metres up and revel in being surrounded by acres of rolling greenery. On clear days, you can see

as far as the Kuju Mountains, a famous mountain range that runs between Oita and Kumamoto.



Onsen Hoyo land

The Onsen is a public bath located in Myoban Onsen Resort. This place is known by its mud

looks like a cream, and is rarely found in Japan. The mud has an excellent skin beautifying effect.

The outdoor mud is a mixed-gender bath.


Sanrio Harmoneyland

A theme park dedicated to the various Sanrio characters including Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll

and My Melody. Harmonyland is located in Hiji, Oita Prefecture, approximately a 30minutes

drive from JR Beppu Station.


Takasaki mountain animal park

About 1700 wild Japanese monkey are living in the park. The monkeys are fed regularly by

park wardens in order to keep them on the mountain and prevent conflicts with farmers and

residents in the neighborhood.


Enjoy local specialty cuisines in Oita-prefecture


   Bungo Beef

 Seki  Aji & Seki Saba, mackerels

  Oita fugu, blowfish


 Location of Beppu




General information 

Address City hall  : 1-15 Kaminoguchi-cho, Beppu-city, Oita-prefecture

20 minutes by a vehicle from Yufuin-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Aso-city

160 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city

120 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city

100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

Population 119,000   Population density 950 / km2


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