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I love this quaint town. It is a charming town, where one can just relax and soak in the environmnet.

I love the long street of Japanese shops. We stayed in a beautiful roykan onsen lodging with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charming town

Nice, Scharling and vist in beautiful nature. Take the train and STAY a couple of nights, take a... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
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Yufuincho, Yufu, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the long street of Japanese shops. We stayed in a beautiful roykan onsen lodging with half-board and the meals are so appetizingly prepared and delicious. It is worth the money spent. A place that would be recommened to stay for at least a...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice, Scharling and vist in beautiful nature. Take the train and STAY a couple of nights, take a bath hotel and relax.

Thank Ole_Juhl
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I took from Hakata Station on the Yufuin No Mori train to the Yufuin station over 4hours. While it was raining, but the route offers scenic drive all the way across mountains and sea-view as well as part of rural residential and padi fields. It...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed January 31, 2018

It's a nice little town. Most of the touristy stuff is right there next to the main street that leads from the Yufuin station and upwards for about a mile ~ 2 miles. Because it's such a touristy town, some of the stuff may seem...More

2  Thank Ohrenji
Reviewed January 8, 2018

The winter time in Yuhu is very cold. Even the locals say so. Streets are long enough for us to look around. There are so many survenior shops, eating places and restaurants and so on. The main street from the station is a bit far...More

1  Thank Nakawa N
Reviewed December 24, 2017

We did some souvenir and snacks shopping at Yufuin Area after having spent the night at an onsen here. There are quite a fair bit of interesting shops selling different things from delicacies, souvenirs to antiques and art items. It's also nice to sit in...More

1  Thank Stingrui11
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting stretch with various speciality shops and interesting food kiosks. Worth a stroll. Everything looks so yummy here!

Thank jaye_w
Reviewed September 29, 2017

Me and my friend went there for a day trip and we absolutely loved this little town! The architecture style was very traditional and beautiful! The atmosphere was quiet and relaxing. Some of the shops sold really cold and traditional-styled stuff. The lake was also...More

Thank SunevGont
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

One of the main attractions in Yufuin is without doubt its public baths. What I recommend is Shimon Yu, which is just beside Kinrin Lake. You put the entrance fee to a provided box by yourself (about $2). Attention: this bathroom is mixed for men...More

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Loved this place so much! Greenery view of mt Yufu, clear water lake, theme shop....spend 2 days in this town, dont forget soak your body in their famous onsen.

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June 12, 2017|
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Response from kangelini | Reviewed this property |
both are great visits. Yufuin specialises in hot spring and more tourism developed. Beppu is a seaside town and has hot spring also, though not specialised in this. depends on your preference!
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March 31, 2017|
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Response from bremen1018 | Reviewed this property |
local Japanese in Yufuin are friendly, suggest you to ask even if there is no locker available or suite your big luggage. Alternatively, there is an intercity bus stop just a couple of minutes walk in front of the JR... More