Take the 'Jigoku-tour' or...
Favorite thing: Take the 'Jigoku-tour' or 'Hell's tour', that the Beppu-touristorganisation organised and which will bring you along all famous hot-springs of the town and their strange variety of colours. From blood-red to poisonous green. Blubbering grey mudponds and high jumping geysers. To complete the tour you might enjoy a Japanese bathinghouse or go to the ones near the beach and let yourself be buried in the (they say) healthy mud).
Fondest memory: The amazement when I found out that the music I heared everywhere in the mainstreets of Beppu, came from the guther!!! In the pitts along the road were speakers that spread opera's and classic songs. Totally crazy!
between Mountains and the sea
Favorite thing: Beppu is the hot spring paradise. Try some of the typical Japanese Onsen. And do the Hell tour. Also it is a tourist ripoff it is still impressive.
Jigoku (The Hell)Tour Map
Fondest memory: These are places where hot water rises to the surface, creating different effects, such as a geyser and bubbling mud.
The other Beppu Jigoku is the...
Favorite thing: The other Beppu Jigoku is the Blood Pool Hell... The red color is due to the red clay at the bottom!!
I've only visited Two Beppu...
Favorite thing: I've only visited Two Beppu Jigoku: This is the Tornato Hell which the hot spa water will spray out up to 50M high every 25 minutes...
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