Beppu, the town of hot spring, the city with the atmosphere
Sceneries surrounded by mountains and seas- enjoy sightseeing, leisure activities, various events and the great food here.
“The eight hot springs in Beppu” refers to the eight traditional hot spring in Beppe area.
The eight hot springs consist of the hot spring of Beppu, Hamawaki, Kankaiji, Horita, Kanawa, Shibaseki, and Kamegawa. These eight hot springs are featured by their close but still scattered locations.
The eight hot springs in Beppu
Out hotel is at a highland in Beppu. Geographically it is at the center of Beppu. You can reach the eight hot springs by 10 to 15 minutes drives. How about utilizing Hotel Beppu Pastoral as the central point of your trip??
Yunohana Cottage, with white smoke coming out from its thatching roof and the subtle fragrance of sulfur.
Myoban hot spring, an enjoyable spot for tourists.
Kanawa hot spring is famous for the “Jigoku hell tour”.
The scenery of the hot spring steam is simply the symbol of Beppu.
A traditional hot spring located at a mountain foot, has been used since the Edo period.
It’s a hot spring with scenic views of the nature, Mount Tsurumi at the back and Beppu Bay in front.
Close to the railway station, normally regarded as the main center of the eight hot springs.
The symbolic Takegawara hot spring, with classic hot spring architecture and natural style, open hot spring.
Kankaiji hot spring is opened since the Kamakura period. It’s located at the east of Mount Funabaru, and thus it has a very nice view down to Beppu bay.
Hamawaki hot spring is named for its hot spring water flowing from the underground of a seaside land. It is the one with the longest history.
Shibaseki hot spring is said to be the medical hot spring cured the illness of emperors in ancient time, like emperors Daigo and emperor Go-Reizei.
The hot spring area along Beppu Bay.
As sufficient hot spring water flows along the seaside, natural, open hot spring has become its famous specialty.
Kanawa & Kamegawa Jigoku areas are with fumaroles, lahar and hot water flows since over a thousand year ago, and it was recorded in the old book “Bungo’s Nature”.
It is a place kept people away and thus came the name “Jigoku” (hell).
Beppu Jigoku Hells Tour
The best at Beppu is definitely the Beppu Jigoku Tour.Visiting various unique “hells” (hot springs) in just 10 to 15 minutes’ drive. And there are hot spring pass with nice discounts. Please do not hesitate to approach our staff for more information.
Umi Jigoku, the sea hell is special for the bright cobalt blue color of iron.
The temperature reaches 98 degree Celsius, and the hot spring source is 200 meters deep.
In Oniishibozu Jigoku (The Bald Head Ghost Stone Hell), lahar is blown up here and there.
Steams are blown up at various spots in the foot of the rocky mountain.
And a mini zoo is opened by using the heat of the steam.
A huge crocodile pond with hot water from the central pond in green-white color.
Chinoike Jigoku (the bloody pond hell) is a historical hot spring appeared in various ancient Japanese literatures including “Bungo’s Nature”, “Man'yōshū” and “Akayunoizumi”
The hot water’s colorless when gushing out, while because of its boric sodium, it becomes whitened when contact with the air under decreased temperature. Thus comes its name.
The origin of its name can be traced back to the ancient time in the festival of Kamado Hachiman shrine that the rice offering was cooked there by using the hot steam.
Tatsumaki Jogoku (The Tornado Hell) is known as a geyser, gushing out in every 20 – 40 minutes. Kamegawanoda.
A huge number of leisure facilities for tourists in a wide range of age group,
“Aquarium "Umitamago", Beppu Rakutenchi, and Africa Safari, etc.
Beppu Rakutenchi Amusement Area
Approxi. 14 minutes’ drive to Beppu Rakutenchi from our hotel. An amusement park with nostalgic atmosphere remained, perfect for use of families, couples and all groups!
An observatory with a panoramic view of Beppu. The symbolic tower of Beppu.
Enjoy hand-making your own perfume, and be healed by this aromatic visit.
A happy time with marine animals in various programs, such as the classic dolphin show.
Enjoy a close watch with the lovely monkeys and a close touch with nature.
An integrated leisure land with a panoramic view hot spring and a rainbow suspension bridge.
Enjoy the breathtaking 360-degree panorama of Mount. Tsurumi in the cable ropeway journey!
A theme park famous for its wooden roller coaster “Jupiter”!
A theme park at where you can have fun together with the Sanrio original characters!
A popular visitor’s spot at where you can get very close with animals in the safari bus.
Splendid views like “Jumonjibaru highlands”, “Mount. Tsurumi” greet visitors with their various gorgeous faces.
The special, senic hot spring steam in Beppu is selected as an important national cultural sceneries under the name of “Beppu hot spring steam and hot spring landscape” in 19th September 2012
Beppu’s night view
The night view from Jumonjibaru highlands is selected as ibe if the “top 100 national night view spot”. It takes around 19-minutes to drive to Jumonjibaru highlands from our hotel.
A seaside park facing national expressway no. 10, and with a wonderful nature. The contrast between the sand on the beach and the green color is beautiful, and the place is perfect for a swim or a walk.
A cottage for picking “Yunohana”, the hot spring flower. Its original and traditional face is well preserved.
A lakeside camp site at where campers can enjoy a boat ride.
Along the Beppu bay, with a panoramic view of the Beppu city.
A famous night view spot in Oita prefecture.
One of the 300 famous mountains in Japan, with different beautiful nature and sceneries in different seasons.
Watching the cute Japanese iris together with the Yatsubashi Bridge over the lake.