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Hells of Beppu

559-1 Kannawa, Beppu 874-0045, Oita Prefecture
+81 977-66-1577
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Colorful Hot Springs--3.5 Rating

The hot springs are interesting to look at, for sure. Didn't do all 8 of the Hell Springs since... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oakland, California
8 Hells of Beppu

what an amazing trip I had, this place is great for 2-3 days trips to visit the 8 hells of Beppu... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Oana M
Iwakuni, Japan
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These eight boiling pools resulting from volcanic activity have varying characteristics: one is blood-red in color due to its red clay deposits, another has the largest geyser in Japan, and still another is used for breeding crocodiles.
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  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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559-1 Kannawa, Beppu 874-0045, Oita Prefecture
+81 977-66-1577
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hot springs are interesting to look at, for sure. Didn't do all 8 of the Hell Springs since after a while it seemed repetitive (even though they had different colors and features).

Thank oak2wn
Reviewed 13 June 2017

what an amazing trip I had, this place is great for 2-3 days trips to visit the 8 hells of Beppu, interesting area I must say, price was 2000 yen to see all of them, however 2 hot spring were a little far for me...More

1  Thank Oana M
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We bought the ticket pack to visit all the 7 participating "hells". It was interesting. Enjoyed the foot bath in some of the "hells"...

Thank MrGoh
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This small has many different hot springs or Hells as they are called here. Each one has a different color or characteristic, so it's fun to visit all of them.

Thank Lieke v
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I bought the all in pass which entitled me to visit 7 pools. Chinoike Jigoku & Umi-Jigoku are the 2 I like most especially Umi, i feel it is impressive with its colour. Bring a towel with you, most Jigoku have a section where you...More

1  Thank AmethystAme
Reviewed 8 May 2017

かまど地獄 first to go, most worth for site seeing, then Ocean, then Red Blood, but if you want to go all the Hells, buy the whole set tickets first.

Thank nganpopo
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I visited the Chinoike Jigoku, which is famous for the blood-red hot pool. Enjoy the sight of the hot steam rising off its surface into the air. A great place for selfie and photoshoot. The entire area is rather small, 10 to 15 minutes is...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

If your in Beppu this is a must to see. If coming to Beppu just for this and not staying at a Onsen than maybe not. But if staying at onsen and coming to see this than definitely worth it

Thank Garry H
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We visit only the 1st one nice to see but not more then that. Also they are busy with building construction work and many of the Garden routes are closed.

Thank jialin1234
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We bought the pass included admission of the 7 hells at 2000yen (admission of each costs 400yen). If you don't have enough time I suggest you can go some of it as some are in smaller scale. Most recommended the 海地獄,血池地獄 and 龍卷地獄.

Thank bonc968
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21 March 2017|
Response from Xin R | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the one day pass at either Beppu JR Station Tourist Information Centre or any of the hells. Note that the one day pass allows you to enter 7 of the 8 hells; it does not include admission into Yama Jigoku... More
21 March 2017|
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Response from Xin R | Reviewed this property |
6 hells are clustered together. Another 2 hells are some distance away from the 6 hells. From Beppu Station, you can take bus 2 or 5 or 41 to the first hell in Kannawa District (18 minutes, 330 yen). You can walk along the... More