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Address: Teshikaga-cho, Kawakami-gun, Teshikaga-cho 088-3200 , Hokkaido
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Sulphur live volcano!

The smell of sulphur permeates the air at this active volcano. You can walk up to where the steam comes out, and see the yellow sulphuric deposits. A souvenir shop and bathroom... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
starlitsky3311
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The smell of sulphur permeates the air at this active volcano. You can walk up to where the steam comes out, and see the yellow sulphuric deposits. A souvenir shop and bathroom are nearby.

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Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went in the morning and the smell indeed very strong and we walked quite inside to see the yellow sulphur.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It's amazing to see this rare natural phenomenon up close! Clouds of sulphur steam are rising up from the mountain, and turn the rocks green and yellow. The smell is quite overwhelming, so we didn't spend too much time here, but we still remember this place fondly.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

some people say the sulphur smelled around may harm visitors health. but some say the amount exposing from the volcano is insufficient.

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of their famous sulphur springs, came here to enjoy the natural sceneries! Scenery: 4/5 Ambience: 3/5 Cleanliness: 5/5 Physical Ease: 4/5 Fun: 4/5 Attractions Sulphur Egg: 4.5/5 Visiting Sulphur Hole: 4/5 The Good: It is what it is, nature's sulphur springs emitting quite a fair bit of sulphur, was quite fun for us, but caution to those... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I had been here twice but still wonder is it really sulphur, hahaha~~ It is real Sulphur, of course. Maybe the direction of wind blow was towards the mountain and I cannot smell the sulphur. The most interest thing here is the souveneir shop. Take some time to visit there and find a smarter way to take off the egg... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Loved this place. Steam roars from the ground. It reeks of sulphur. Nice visitor centre with good coffee and a very good shop. Sure, it's a bit touristy, but what a great place to see geology writ large.

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Grafton, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is an essential piece in the fascinating trail of National Parks which highlight different elements of Japan's volcanic origins. It is relatively rare to get up this close and personal to ongoing volcanic activity and the venting steam and sulphurous deposits are fascinating. No-one with any interest in how the landscape has been shaped could fail to be impressed... More 

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very easy little walk to see the unique steaming sulphurous .emissions. Very colorful and steamy! Lots of tourists,

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Normal, Illinois
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Mountain spewing hydrogen sulfide and depositing yellow sulfur on rocks. Due to the heat the area is barren with no vegetation on site. As the warm water spring flow downhill it is used as spa. Do not miss the free hot foot public pool at the next town. Hydrogen sulfide gives a strong odor of rotten egg and your nose... More 

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