Yufuin travel guide
A beautiful and tranquil Onsen resort representing Kyushu. Yufuin is located about 15 km
west of Beppu and is spreading in the Yufu basin at the mountain foot of Yufu. Onsen resort
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.
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).
|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|