Beppu’s folk craft & scenic view course

The route starts with an insight to the makings of Beppu’s traditional bamboo crafts. Then we will visit Chinoike Jigoku (Blood-pond hell) and Umi Jigoku (Sea hell), two of the most iconic hells of the city! In the end, a ropeway will take you all the way to the top of Mt. Tsurumi where splendid panorama of the city awaits!

Model course overview

1

JR Beppu station

2

Bamboo craft museum

3

Chinoike jigoku

4

Umijigoku

5

Beppu Ropeway

6

Hotel in the city

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Model course details

START
12:00

Once you arrive at Beppu, please enjoy a stress-free travel by leaving your hand luggage at the luggage storage reception desk.

About

20 minutes

12:20

Beppu`s traditional bamboo crafts ”takezaiku” on exhibition and of course you can try making a bamboo craft as well. Enjoy the traditional craft that has been passed along from the anceint times in Japan.

About

45 minutes

14:45

The red of this jigoku overwhelms what you see. Underground high temperature and high pressure cause a naturally occuring chemical reaction that causes the red mud containing iron oxide to blow out from the ground creating this strange landscape.

About

15 minutes

15:30

Umijigoku is the most famous tourist attraction in Beppu. A hot spring made by the power of nature and the cobalt blue of the water attracts much attraction from tourists.

About

20 minutes

16:20

The ropeway ascend 1,375 meters up Mt. tsurumitake. After 10 minutes of dizzying air travel, you can see a good view of Beppu bay and many kinds of wonderful plants as well.

About

30 minutes

18:20

Hotel in the city

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Beppu’s folk craft & scenic view course

The route starts with an insight to the makings of Beppu’s traditional bamboo crafts. Then we will visit Chinoike Jigoku (Blood-pond hell) and Umi Jigoku (Sea hell), two of the most iconic hells of the city! In the end, a ropeway will take you all the way to the top of Mt. Tsurumi where splendid panorama of the city awaits!