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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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Other than the amazingly enjoyable onsen, there were not many alternatives to do in Beppu. Thus, the walk of hells was worthy. I recommend to buy the 1 day pass to all hells. It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Other than the amazingly enjoyable onsen, there were not many alternatives to do in Beppu. Thus, the walk of hells was worthy. I recommend to buy the 1 day pass to all hells. It was just JPY1800.

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Singapore
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's amazing how the hells are so beautiful and yet all natural. There are many to visit, the fee is ¥400 per adult per hell. I advise that you purchase the ticket that allows you to visit all the 7 hells for ¥2000. You are guaranteed a nice photo at any one of the hells. Try a snack while you're... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You won't regret a visit to the hell pools. Try a boiled egg!The best is the blood pond but they're all good and worth the the effort.

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Thank KiraBeauty
Singapore
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706 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 466 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is this pool that is filled with red coloured water which makes it very interesting. Its called the blood pool and it was a sight to behold. There is a sovenir shop right at the exit.

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Thank alanyeo76
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They try to differentiate the various hotpools into different themes, one with crocodile, one with aquarium, one with foot spa and food, etc. But they are all basically hotpools. Go to all 7 only if you have nothing much to do in Beppu.

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Combermere, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Winding through the zigzag of houses with their rising plumes of steam and exploring the Hells, from the mesmerizing Sea to the bubbling Monk's head, should be part of one's Beppu experience! You do have to pay to see them so if you are planning to check them all out, I recommend buying a discounted all access pass which will... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the different colors hot spring ponds. We saw some locals soaking their feet into a designated place for "feet". That's pretty cool and my 4years old boy was amazed and asked us what are they doing? Haha.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was planned for after our sand bath. Interesting to see the different kinds of hot springs like a live Chemistry lesson with the different colours. The whole area had steam coming out everywhere like from manholes, drains and pipes! Recommend to try the onsen egg and the steam egg custard.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

You can spend 10 to 20 minutes in each hell. The hells make for interesting photographs. The hot steam is comforting during winter. The hells close at 5pm. There are hand and foot baths. There are also shops both inside and outside the hells selling food items steamed using the hot springs water, such as pudding, egg and corn. You... More 

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