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Jigokudani

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Address: Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
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Hokkaido Trip 24th Oct - 31st Oct 2016

Jigokudani aka The Hell's Valley is a prominent tourist attraction in Noboribetsu, well-known for its hot spring and is Noboribetsu's gem, a 24-acre smoking crater of geothermal... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Like going back in time, go for an explore and find nice quiet spots + i highly recomend paying 1500 yen to go to onsens in hotel Dai-ichi Takimotokan (10+ different types, 1 outside) which overlook the volcanic springs .. one of the most amazing places i went to in Japan. Nuff said

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place, new experience, good for family trip, beatiful nature, sulfur smell is not that bad, clean

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great for a morning hike and trek. Simple and a good variety of trails. Each leading to a breathtaking view/sight. It gets dark early, and gets pretty scary late

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Union City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well known hot spring area with a "hell" like environment. The air is full of typical hot spring smell with a lot of yellowing sulfur spots all over the valley. It's a nice place fir family visiting.

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KL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first time being upclose with geyser. The uneven landscape, coupled by steaming geyser and hot spring lake is breathtaking. Walking trail offers visitors upclose look at the geysers and wells. The trail is open till late (even after dark) although best to catch it during daytime. It took us 3.5 hours to complete the entire path. However... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very impressive place with quite a bit of things to do if you're into easy hikes and hot springs. You can spend a good two days here experiencing the hot springs, which are cheaper than most of Japan. Most of the tourists here are Chinese on bus tours, so that might be a turn off if you're not... More 

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A volcanic area with steam vents coming out of craters. So beautiful and awesome. Not a difficult hike at all. We went in early November and it was drizzling when we came but the sun came out later. I suggest going there early on a weekday if you don't like the crowds. We arrived shortly after 9am and was able... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jigokudani aka The Hell's Valley is a prominent tourist attraction in Noboribetsu, well-known for its hot spring and is Noboribetsu's gem, a 24-acre smoking crater of geothermal activity, created by a volcanic eruption 20,000 years ago. The view of the crater is amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see even if you don't want to hike for too long! Just visit the entrance and be awed by the bubbling water.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place offers good tracking path for a nice scenic walk. The sulphur smell may be slightly strong so if you don't like rotten egg smell be prepared for it.

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