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TOP TIP! Don't forget to bring towels if you are intending to visit the natural footbath!

Pretty interesting hike...although there may be a strong smell of sulphur on certain days, which... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
thngk2016
Good walk from Jigokudani till Oku no yu

A small pond with volcanic activity due to which water is soo hot. A small but beautiful view... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
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2 Jun 2018
“TOP TIP! Don't forget to bring towels if you are intending to visit the natural footbath!”
22 Oct 2017
“Okunoyu is Oyunuma's little sister”
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Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Pretty interesting hike...although there may be a strong smell of sulphur on certain days, which may be unbearable for those with respiratory problems. This volcanic pond (see the photos) is a short walk from the Jigokudani (Hell's valley) in Noboribetsu, and would make a nice...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

– Okunoyu is a smaller hot spring lake located at the opposite side of the parking lot as Oyunuma. It is a black sulfur spring that reportedly has a conic floor, although it is hard to see the floor because the water is so turbid....More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Is this a hot spring ruin which used to be a hot spring hotel? Don't know for sure. However, the nature scene is gorgeous with smog swinging and moving around. We ever saw a deer ran downhill but did not have any luck to take...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

A small pond with volcanic activity due to which water is soo hot. A small but beautiful view around so feels good.

Thank Virendra-Yadav_2014
Reviewed 29 July 2017

you can drive or walk to this and its really pretty! as part of the whole circuit i think this one isn't to be missed.

Thank silverspire
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This place was a very long walk from our base Daiichi Takimotokan and our kids were extremely tired but the time we got there not recommended with young kids but I thought the pond was really nice

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful pond, nice impression, can be accessed by walk and car, water color is very beautifully blue

2  Thank KMatariki
Reviewed 11 August 2016

You can walk there from Hell Valley. It takes approx. 45 min for a around trip. Alternatively, you can drive up there, but there is a parking charge of 500 Yen. Just 5-10 minute drive from Hell valley

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