Tag: Hells of Beppu

15
Nov

Kamado Jigoku: Six hells and gourmet food

When it comes to sightseeing in Beppu, visiting hells is a given. There are many unique hells or natural onsen in the city, and today I will introduce Kamado Jigoku. Kamado Jigoku is a great place to enjoy six different kinds of hells, as well as gourmet food such as jigoku or hell-steamed pudding made with soy sauce and century

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25
Mar

Enjoy Beppu’s Onishi-Bozu Jigoku!

This time, I would like to introduce you to Onishi-Bozu Jigoku or Hell, one of the most popular hells in Beppu! Onishi-Bozu Jigoku translates as ‘Hell of the Monk’s Head’ and is named after the bubbles that form in the hot mud, causing it to swell up like a shaved head. Tourism here started after the Meiji Era (1868-1912) but

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4
Mar

Umi-Jigoku: The Largest of Beppu’s Hells

In Beppu, a city of hot springs, there are many jigoku or hells where the water that gushes out creates a breathtaking sight. Jigoku meguri or hell tours have become a standard tourist activity. The most famous of these are the Blood Pond Hell and the Oniishi Bozu Hell, but the largest of these is the Umi-Jigoku or Sea Hell.

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28
Dec

Tatsumaki Jigoku, a Hidden Gem in Beppu’s Jigoku Tour

In Beppu, a city famous for its jigoku or hells, people often first think of Umi Jigoku and Blood Pond Jigoku. However, Tatsumaki Jigoku, is as attractive as both of those but perhaps a bit less well-known. Today, we will introduce some of the highlights of Tatsumaki Jigoku in Beppu City.  Tatsumaki Jigoku, an Official National Scenic Area  Tatsumaki Jigoku

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19
Nov

Encounter the Mysteries of Nature at Beppu’s Blood Pond Jigoku

Beppu is home to a number of jigoku (hells or hot springs), the most popular of which is Blood Pond Jigoku. As the name implies, Blood Pond Jigoku, with its steaming blood-red water, is very impressive.  What is Blood Pond Jigoku? Blood Pond Jigoku is the oldest natural hell in Japan. A naturally occurring chemical reaction takes place in a

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31
May

Beppu for Beginners: An Introduction to Beppu’s Best Attractions

Beppu has long been known as one of the best hot spring towns in Japan. Today, tourists from all over the world, as well as across Japan, come in seek of its mineral-rich hot springs and enchanting scenery. Even after centuries, Beppu continues to charm travelers with its natural attractions – and this charm only grows, as word of its

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