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Address: 559-1 Kannawa, Beppu 874-0045, Oita Prefecture
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These eight boiling pools resulting from volcanic activity have varying...

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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I suggest getting a day bus ticket, go and see some (if not all the 8 hells), and then to relax, go and soak in one of the nice hot springs of Beppu.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Hunter k
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited all 7 hells of Beppu. Honestly nothing special unless you are a fan of seeing different types of onsen. Rmb u need to pay to get into each hell. Package ticket of 1800 yen allowed First go to Kamado Jigoku. It has both blue onsen (similar to umi jigoku), red onsen (simular to blood hell)..and on top of that... More 

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Oita, Japan
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on the full tour of the Hells buying a combo pack of entrances for all of the 7 hot springs. I think I paid about 2000 yen or around 20 USD. The bright red hot spring was probably the only one worth actually seeing because it was impressive. The other hot springs were crowded but pretty. I did... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Touristy and the area is small. 10 minutes and we are done with it. The souvenir shop is actually the best part.

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Thank Siroj W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I suggest getting a day bus ticket, go and see some (if not all the 8 hells), and then to relax, go and soak in one of the nice hot springs of Beppu.

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Thank Hunter k
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to see some natural hot springs. These were so modified that they were not nice anymore. There were too many tourists and every kind of shops. I think that crocodiles are not natural Japanese animals. Disapponted!!!

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Thank Velijuhani L
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are 7 sites and they vary in size and facilities significantly even though the entrance fee is the same. Of course you can opt for the all entrance package but I would probably skip a few of them.

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Thank David L
Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

There are 7 hells. Each one has their own entrance. You may buy a day pass for all of them or a ticket for each separately. They can be easily reached by bus. Just ask at the tourist information at the train station. There are 5 hells in one area and 2 a bit further away. So I just did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

I drove to each of the hells and got a bit lost going to the 2 hells which were separated. Tickets lasts for 2 days so if you did not managed to finish all in 1 day, no worries! All of the hells were really interesting, with its different colors and some even had animals in them!

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Thank Gretchen L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

For visitors, it is recommended to get the 1 day pass (Y2000) which will cover entrance fees for all 7 Jigokus. There is an 8th Jigoku (Yama) which is no longer part of the 'Hells' brand. Individual entrance fee if I recall is around Y450. The best to visit is the Umi Jigoku. Also, if riding by bus, consider getting... More 

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Thank Deric K
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

If you have a whole day to spend, buy a hells pass at 2,000 yen which allows you to visit 7 hells. It is interesting to see different kind of hells. Oniishibazu is the most interesting. Umi and Chinoike are beautiful. Komado has fun vibe eating Onsen eggs. Shiraike is relaxing. Oniyama has crocodile. And tatsumaki is 30/40 mins wait... More 

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