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Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
+81 143-84-3311
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Source of Hotspring's water

Several trails of walking path. Expect strong sulphur smell and steamy vent. You may follow the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kum Yoke K
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Special volcano activity

Jigokudani shows the power of volcano activities. It is special to one who never see this before... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taipei, Taiwan
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Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
+81 143-84-3311
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Several trails of walking path. Expect strong sulphur smell and steamy vent. You may follow the trail up to Oyunuma Brook Natural Footbath where you can dip your feet. Wear a good walking shoes.

Thank Kum Yoke K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jigokudani shows the power of volcano activities. It is special to one who never see this before. However it is not special to me as I'm from a place with lots of hot springs. I suggest tourists should go here in the evening for the...More

1  Thank cmchou
Reviewed 1 week ago

Noboribetsu Hell Valley (Jigokudani) Come to Hell Valley to experience the hot steam vents, sulphurous streams and volcanic terrains. You can walk on the wooden walkways to explore the hot pool, sulphurous stream. According to my wife, this place is less smoky compared to some...More

1  Thank Yapahloy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can say amazing a one word that will define this place. You can reach this place by taking public transport from noboribetsu station in 30 minutes, then start walking from bus stop to around 500 meters to see Jigokudani known as hell valley. you...More

Thank Virendra-Yadav_2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though we often try to avoid touristy places, this was one of our highlights. It was spectacular how you can walk "above" the volcanic craters on a footpath and observe the hot, coloured water, the steam coming ouf of the rocks and the different...More

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome view and something unique to see. The steamy vents and sulfuric smell was strong. A must go if you are going noboribetsu.

Thank Natlim16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

definitely worth a visit. the natural foot bath is easily accessible on foot. after the rain, the hiking trails can be quite muddy so wear proper hiking shoes

Thank pika2013
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The entire area provides you a stunning view of an volcanic area. From the smell, you know the volcanic activity is active though not violent. There are many walking trails to visit various spots. Some are just very short and easy for ordinary people.

2  Thank keungkeung
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

There was only an loutdoor carpark outside the entrance 500¥ per entry, all around the whole street no parking therefore you have to park your car in this carpark then walking around Souvenir shop, drug shop, convenient shop, restaurant, hotel & etc. Only around 5...More

4  Thank Ice800908
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The signboard of 'Jigokudani' can be seen about 5 mins walk from the main street. From there, you can decide which trail you want to walk. Do wear a comfortable shoes for this walking trail. There are a few nice photo spot, so do look...More

1  Thank Trumpboyer86
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2 December 2016|
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Response from travelingron | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn't know since we traveled in the summer.
9 October 2016|
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Response from Brisbane41 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are also bus services that service Noboribetsu station to Jidai mura and also a terminal opposite the Grand Hotel which is also a 5 minute walk from the hell valley area.
2 September 2016|
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Response from Brisbane41 | Reviewed this property |
There is a return bus service to Noboribetsu Station. After you visit Jikogudani you must walk to the bus terminal opposite the Grand Hotel. It is a fairly straight forward direction and roughly a 15 minute walk. The bus... More

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