Hot Springs

19
Feb

My Experience Staying At The Concept Hotel Galleria Midobaru in Beppu (Part 2)

Galleria Midobaru, which just opened in December 2020, is a new type of concept hotel that combines contemporary art and architecture with Beppu’s beautiful natural environment. Following the first part of this article, I would like to share with you my experience of staying at the hotel. At six o’clock in the evening, when it was getting dark, I went

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5
Feb

Luxurious Hot Spring, Mugen no Sato: Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter, A Secluded Hot Spring Surrounded By Nature

Today I would like to introduce Mugen no Sato: Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter, a one-day hot spring facility located in a mountain village a little ways from the city center. The open-air baths are set in a lush green environment, far from the hustle and bustle of the city. Here you can enjoy a relaxing soak in Beppu’s famous

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4
Feb

My Experience Staying At The Concept Hotel Galleria Midobaru in Beppu (Part 1)

Galleria Midobaru, which just opened in December 2020, is a new type of concept hotel that combines contemporary art and architecture with Beppu’s beautiful natural environment. I got to stay at the hotel before it officially opened, and I will share my experience in two separate posts.  Galleria Midobaru is located next to Terrace Midobaru. It’s a quiet spot full

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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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3
Dec

Escape and Relax at Bettei Haruki in Beppu

Bettei Haruki in Beppu is a relaxing hot spring inn located away from the hustle and bustle of the city. I recently stayed there and wanted to share some of the many highlights of my visit!  Arriving At Bettei Haruki After a short drive into the mountains near Beppu, you arrive at Bettei Haruki. Pictured above is the entrance, which

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26
Nov

A Unique Sightseeing Experience in Beppu: Yunohana-goya in Myoban Onsen Hot Spring

Yunohana-goya in Myoban Onsen is a great tourist spot not far from the center of Beppu where you can get a close look at how hot spring ‘flowers’ are made. There is a souvenir shop, restaurant, family bath, and an outdoor hot spring bath, so it’s easy to spend a whole day there. Here, we’ll introduce some of the points

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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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5
Nov

YAMAJIGOKU: AN INTERACTIVE MINI-ZOO IDEAL FOR FAMILIES

In Beppu, there are many jigoku (hells or hot springs) where hot water from deep in the earth comes to the surface. However, Yamajigoku is unique. Animals, such as goats, rabbits, and capybaras, are kept on the premises, and visitors can enjoy interacting with them. It is a great place to visit with children!   What Is Yamajigoku In Beppu?

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9
Oct

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 region’s many hot spring wonders. Considered a must-see activity for travelers in Beppu, it allows visitors to witness the otherworldly beauty of Beppu’s ‘Hells’ up close. One of these famous attractions is Oniyama Jigoku, a popular hot spring where crocodiles lurk and swim in a magnificent

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24
Sep

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 ‘Hell’ due to its boiling water and otherworldly appearance. One of Beppu’s many famous hot springs is Bozu Jigoku, also known as Monk’s Hell or Shaven Head Hell due to the bubbling mud resembling the top of a monk’s shaved head.  Even though

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