Beppu is a very popular tourist town on Kyushu island. It is the home of the eight famous hells (地獄) and thousands of onsens (温泉). A "hell" is a high temperature hotspring. In Beppu, the onsens range from traditional bathtub style onsen where people go take bath and relax to more exotic ones like sand onsen, mud onsen, etc. If you happened to have travelled to Beppu, share your great experience in here and post the photos you took
The hells (‘jigoku’ in Japanese) of Beppu are seven hot springs (‘onsens’) for public viewing. These hot springs are not open for bathing, but have rather become a sort of pilgrimage route for tourists visiting the onsen resort town of Beppu. Read on to discover our honest, unfiltered opinion of each of the seven hells.
The lively Onsen town of Beppu is located in Japan’s Kyushu Island, and has been drawing tourists in for hundreds of years. In fact, Beppu is widely regarded as Japan’s most well-known hot spring tourist destination and is touted as Japan’s ‘Onsen Capital’. With that being said, is Beppu Worth Visiting? Let’s discuss!