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Umi Jigoku, Beppu

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Order eggs boiled in naturally scorching pond of Umi Jigoku as its steam rises from the cobalt-blue surface. Formed over 1,300 years ago, this boiling 200 m (600 ft) deep volcanic wonder of nature is considered the grandest of eight similar "sea hells" in the area. However, if you prefer something more tranquil, visit the gardens with lotus-covered ponds or take a foot bath in milder hot springs. You can also taste egg custard, a local specialty. With our online itinerary creator, Beppu attractions like Umi Jigoku can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Eight years? Visit to. It is gushing out energetically as usual. It makes us feel that the earth is alive. There is also a new souvenir facility. Tourists in Japan and abroad are visiting. The facilities which cannot be excluded in the Hell tour. First of all, here. One street in hell.
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  • It was a major one, but the sea hell was fun. I think the tourists were the most. Even if you take a picture, it is neatly blue.
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  • It is much larger than the Edo-hell, and the group is more relaxed than in the inferno. It is good for a walk, and the landscaping is good. If you place one of the Hells, the Umi hell would be great.
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  • This Jigoku is large and there’s plenty to discover by walking around. I’m glad we didn’t buy the pass, instead paying individual entrance fees as I had less time than I thought I’d have and the busses are infrequent (and don’t run on time). There was even a red-coloured pool, which satisfied my desire to see Chinoike Jigoku, which I couldn’t due to time constraints. To get a good view of the blue pond, climb up the stairs of the gift shop.
  • “地獄組合地獄めぐり” service is so bad. “地獄組合地獄めぐり”の写真屋さんのマナー悪い! Today my wife and my daughter went to 海地獄 and they wanted to take the photo,the photographer took pictures for others but said”NO” with bad attitude to my wife and my daughter ONLY, and my daughter was scared and started crying that she really wanted to take the photo with the board(as the attached photo) It is the worst experience we ever been in Japan.
  • The best of the Hells (Jigoku). Big lake with beautiful gardens, steaming blue pool, hot house with lilly pads and shop where you can buy boiled eggs and gifts. If you're only going to one Hell, make it this one.
  • Amazing and well-managed geographic scene. Stunning geothermal pool. Very good for natural education!
  • Great visit ! One of the most impressive Hell of Beppu, and the area around the pond is quite big with other things to do : there is a flower culture in thermal water to visit, and a souvenir shop ! Maybe you will have a greater time in a warm day, because cold makes the water vapor condensate quickly and the pond becomes invisible in the fog.
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