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Iouzan

Teshikaga-cho, Teshikaga-cho, Kawakami-gun 088-3200, Hokkaido
+81 15-482-2191
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Hauntingly beautiful

This place was so amazing that the memory of the moment I stepped foot on this active volcano with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mohammed1412
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East Riffa
via mobile
Clouds of steam coming out of the ground

If you are anywhere near this place, you have to visit it. It is absolutely amazing. Some of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WatfordNeil
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Enfield, London
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Teshikaga-cho, Teshikaga-cho, Kawakami-gun 088-3200, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was so amazing that the memory of the moment I stepped foot on this active volcano with the clouds of steam and the sulfur smell bursting their way through my sinuses, still haunts me, in a very very good way. We came here...More

Thank Mohammed1412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are anywhere near this place, you have to visit it. It is absolutely amazing. Some of the hot springs are fenced off but there are many you can go right up and see, and feel what is going on. A very strong smell...More

1  Thank WatfordNeil
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Best volcanic park in Hokkaido. Visited around noon - bright and sunny early June.Great walk very close to all the sulfuric vents...

Thank micheri88
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Iouzan is interesting, well worth a visit. Bonus is the autum leaves around. Most people drive there or visit by tour bus. However, the approx. one hour (one way) natural trail starting from the Eco Museum to Iouzan is an easy walk offering diverse and...More

Thank pchu
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The volcano is steaming and sulfuric smoke is rising all across it's surface painting rocks and trickles yellow. Small streams of boiling water are gushing up from between the rocks. It is possible to walk around a bit, but one can't go too far up...More

Thank Istvan Z
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I was here in 2013, the sulphur seems more activities. The parking was like $200 and now us $500. Well, still a worth while place to go.

Thank Leslie3663
Reviewed 10 August 2017

If possible, walk from Kawayu Onsen toward Iozan, the views are worth it. The visit is short, and there isn't much to do, but see the volcanic activity. Pretty cool.

Thank Mish_H50
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We'd walked from the Eco museum. Easy and pleasant walk with changes in the micro environment that were really interesting. The hot spring and steam vents were most interesting too.

Thank Sino_newScouser
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Located at the midpoint between Lake Kussharo and Lake Mashu, this is a national park that will not be missed. Parking is 500yen for both Lake Mashu and Iouzan so make sure you allocate sufficient time to visit both places in a day.

Thank Syrah_09
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped on our trip and we were pleased with the scenery. It looks as if you step on some planet. The ground is grey and there is a lot of steam and yellow sulfur on the ground. The smell is terrible! But it makes...More

Thank rotterdamerik
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