Day 6 Beppu
8 days Northern & Central Kyushu tour
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.
Leave Hotel in Yufuin
Transfer to Beppu by JR train
Exploring Beppu by the use of local bus
lunch : Jigoku Mushi kobo
Stay at Beppu
Where to explore
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.
Sea Hell, it resemble of sea, this 200 metre deep, cobalt blue pond of boiling water emerge
1200 years ago after a volcano explosion.
Oniishi shaving Head Hell, large and small bubble of hot gray mud that boiling up here look
like the shaven head of monks.