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Hells of Beppu, Beppu

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Hot Spring · Nature / Park
Witness but don't bathe in Hells of Beppu, a series of boiling pools created by volcanic activity. All eight thermal ponds offer something different, with one producing mud bubbles and feeding into an adjacent foot bath, another colored bright red and presenting an uncanny and photogenic appearance, and a third serving as a breeding space for crocodiles. Travel easily between the "hells" by bus tour or car. Use our Beppu route planner to visit Hells of Beppu on your trip to Beppu, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • If you are a first time visitor, you have to start your Beppu tour with the Hells of Beppu. There are seven in total, the first five are all within walking distance and the next two are 3km away...  more »
  • The Hells of Beppu were super interesting.. 7 in total, all withiin walking distance of each other. (albeit 2 are 3km from the others). Each are unique and the surrounding area is beautiful...  more »

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