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Beppu Travel Guide (別府)

 

Beppu is a popular hot spring town nestle at the foot of volcanos, Mt. Yufu

and Mt. 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.

 

What to do

 

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. more


 

Foot bath 

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. You can easily enjoy 
it without having to remove all your clothing, only the feet and 
leg up to the knee are immersed.  more

 

Where to explore


Kannawa Onsen

With numerous jets of white steam emitting from gushing hot 
springs, this area is a must see destination for Beppu 
sightseers. Charming shops and Ryokan (Japanese inn) are 
tucked along the narrow and winding streets. It is also known 
for steam baths.

 

Myoban Onsen

On the hill facing Beppu Bay, is a small, quiet mountain resort. 
Visitors enjoy several types of thermals such as mud bath or 
milky water bath accompanied by a distinctive sulphuric odor. 
Mineral deposits are worked at the thatched Yunohana-goya.

 

Hyotan Onsen

The public bath where you can enjoy various type of bathes 
and is located in Kannawa district in Beppu.

The waters of this Onsen contain sodium chloride which is 
effective for neuralgia and women’s diseases. 
more

 

Takasaki mountain animal park

Located on the boundary line of Oita-city and Beppu-city is 
an area populated by wild Japanese monkies.
The park was opened in 1953,and is now home to about 
1700 wild Japanese
monkies.
 more

 

Beppu Tower

A famous landmark in Beppu-city; there are discount shops 
on the 1st floor, there is a viewing lounge on the 16th floor 
and there is an observatory which overlooks Beppu-city 
on the 17th floor. 
more

 

 - Blog, Destinations in Kyushu, Hot Spring, Onsen