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Mt. Tsurumi

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Address: Minamitateishi, Beppu 874-0000, Oita Prefecture
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Hiking in fog

It was cold and creepy, but worth it. We climbed the mountain by foot and took the ropeway to go down. Because of the fog, we were not able to see clearly the view, but it added... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 October 2016
François B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

It was cold and creepy, but worth it. We climbed the mountain by foot and took the ropeway to go down. Because of the fog, we were not able to see clearly the view, but it added an interesting creepy atmosphere to our hike. And on the way down we could at least catch a glimpse of what must normally... More 

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Thank François B
Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The entrance demonstrated many beautiful photos of the mount in various seasons. Unfortunately, the visibility was really bad as I came because of a heavy fog. However, I enjoyed the walk quite much. They tourist map planned two different routes, each took around half an hour to finish. Along the routes there were four platforms for the views. Much to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I'm sure if it was sunny, there's much to see. No discounted rate for the foggy cable car ride up to the mountain. Lot's of bees in the cable car. Until next time, hope we can get some better views up high.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Personally, it is just another mountain with the view of the city, which is great. Not much else there though. For those who loves nature and relaxing walk to chill, do go up earlier, as we went little late around 15:30. Last bus down to Beppu is 17:30. Check the bus schedule, so that you don't miss the last bus!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Set in such a beautiful environment. Calm peaceful and charming. 360 panoramic views of Beppu, Oita and around. On a clear day, just so beautiful, plus not too pricey. Well worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

An healthy adventure. Breathtaking overview upon the Beppu city and the mountains. Beautiful forest, and nice bush promenade at the summit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

We probably visited in an odd timing; neither full summer nor anything left of spring. So there wasn't the beautiful flowers in bloom to partake. The gondola ride up depends a lot on the weather; it was cloudy and therefore no scenery either. A nice walking trial when you reach the top though, but some construction was happening up there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

I climbed the Tsurumi mountain from the west trailhead in May. The people who like mountain climbing is recommended. Miyama Kirishima was very beautiful. You can also climb here by using the ropeway.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

This is a short 2-ish hour hike to the top. On a clear day you can see the sea...but we had snow instead! If you're too tired to hike down, take the ropeway!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

NB Mt Tsurumi is also listed seperately on Trip Advisor as the Beppu Ropeway - the name of the gondola that takes you up Mt Tsurumi. The gondola goes almost to the peak, then you walk the trails around the top. Views of the ocean and surrounding mountains are terrific. Wear good walking shoes. The trails aren't tough but they... More 

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