Home to Natural Wonders

Set between volcanic mountains and a scenic bay,
the coastal city of Beppu has charmed travelers for centuries. 

HOT SPRING

See Crocodiles and Alligators at the Oniyama Hot Spring in Beppu

Beppu’s ‘Hell Tour,’ also called ‘Jigoku Meguri,’ is a marvelous tour of the Oita ...

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Experience Beppu’s Volcanic Wonders at Bozu Jigoku

Beppu boasts the largest number of hot springs in all of Japan, each volcanic beauty aptly named ...

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The Hells of Beppu: 8 Otherworldly Hot Springs All Travelers Must See

Beppu’s famous ‘hell tour’ is one of the region’s most popular activities. Unlike other hot ...

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Beppu Hatto: An Easy Guide to Beppu’s Hot Spring Districts

With the second-highest number of hot springs in the whole world, it’s no wonder travelers call ...

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Tourism

Beppu Art Museum: Experience Fine Art from Japan and Beyond

Beppu is widely known as a hot spring town, but did you know it’s a superb place for fans of art ...

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Yukemuri Observatory: Charming City Scenery at Beppu’s Observation Deck

Kannawa is known as one of Beppu’s leading hot spring towns, and one of its most popular ...

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Visit the Hot Spring Hand Bath at Beppu Station

Japan proudly holds the title for the highest number of hot spring wells in a single nation. And ...

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Mt. Tsurumi: Witness the Season’s Beauties on Beppu’s Famous Mountain

In many ways, Beppu is a sightseeing haven. In this picturesque city, you’ll find everything from ...

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Beppu Ropeway: See the Best Nature Views in Beppu

Beppu is the perfect place to admire the changing colors of the four seasons. Nestled between ...

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Hoyoland Onsen: A Unique Mud Bath Experience in Beppu

Some of the world’s most famous hot springs can be found in Beppu, Oita. Every year, hot spring ...

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Umitamago Aquarium: A Fun Attraction for Families and Couples in Beppu

No matter where you are in the world, a visit to the aquarium is always a treat. Lucky for ...

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Shidaka Lake: A Guide to One of Beppu’s Best Hidden Gems

Not far from the city center of Beppu, mountains and forests await the footsteps of adventurous ...

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CUISINE

Jigoku-Mushi Pudding: Discover Beppu’s ‘Hell-Steamed’ Pudding

Beppu is famous for its ‘hell-steamed’ cuisine, cooked in the steam that rises from the ...

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Delight in the Oita Prefecture’s Famous Soul Food ‘Toriten’

The Oita Prefecture is home to many delicious and unique gourmet foods such as Beppu cold noodles, ...

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Jigoku Mushi in Kannawa: Beppu’s Famous ‘Hell-Steamed’ Food

Jigoku Mushi cuisine, also known as ‘hell-steamed’ food, is one of Beppu’s most famous ...

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Premium Fish of Oita: The Delicious World of Seki Horse Mackerel and Seki Mackerel

Blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, it’s no wonder that the Oita Prefecture is a ...

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Beppu Reimen Restaurants: Where to Find the Best Cold Noodles in Beppu

Japan is world-famous for its hot noodle soups, but did you know cold noodles are also a popular ...

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