Yufuin travel guide
life can be enjoyed at the beautiful and tranquil place harmonized with nature in the basin of
mountain hill area.
Where to explore
Main street in Yufuin located at the foot of mount Yufu. The avenue is started near JR Yufuin
Station and connected to Kinrinko lake. Through Yunotsubo Avenue, it takes about 30 minutes
on foot from JR Yufuin Station to Kinrinko lake. There are 70 shops, gift shop, galleries, curiosity
item shops as well as cafes.
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.
Floral Village is the amusement facility that recreated the street of the Cotswolds region in
England, which was also used as the location for Harry Potter. Cute owls welcome you in
OWL’s FORESR. You can enjoy strolling, gourmet and shopping with beautiful flowers in
the Village, and there is Alice in Wonderland shop here.
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).
A featured accommodation around Kinrinko lake.
Seiro-mushi is prepared with large bamboo baskets in front of diners.
Featured by the enriched flavor with warmth and fragrance of the cypress basket (seiro).
Live the lively, hot spring steam-like, “Jigoku steams” (literally hell’s steams) dishes right in
Location of Yufuin
|Address||Yufu-city Yufuin office : 3738-1 Kawakami, Yufuin-cho, Yufu-city, Oita-prefecture|
20 minutes by a vehicle from Beppu-city
80 minutes by a vehicle from Aso-city
130 minutes by a vehicle from Kumamoto-city
100 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city
100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city
|Population||33,000 Population density 105|