Yufuin Travel Guide (湯布院）
Yufuin is a beautiful and quietly rustic Onsen resort where one of the
most popular among ladies and International tourist visits to here are increasing.
Yufuin is located near Beppu and in a green valley beneath the spectacular
Mt. Yufu, a short walk from the town center will take you to a mix of paddy fields,
housing and unmarked Ryokan, with the old temple thrown in.
Where to visit
|One of landmark in Yufuin. Hot water gushes from the bottom
of the lake, and hot steam rises from its surface on a cold day.
The lake is located at the end of the town’s main walking
route, about a kilometer and a half from the Yufuin station.
|The old public outdoor bath with a thatched roof beside
Kinrinko lake in Yufuin.
The bathing here is mixed, as baths often were before the
arrival, during the Meiji period ( 1869 – 1912).
How to explore
|Bicycles are a convenient method for traveling to the more
remote baths or for seeing the town quickly.
Rental bicycles can be obtained at Yufuin station.