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Jigokudani

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Address: Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
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Not as hellish as you think

Great introduction to sulphur hot springs. The smell is not so bad and you don't smell it after a while. It snowed while we were there so it was really beautiful. Had a bit of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kutoid
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Singapore, Singapore
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57 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great introduction to sulphur hot springs. The smell is not so bad and you don't smell it after a while. It snowed while we were there so it was really beautiful. Had a bit of problem finding it initially as the signs were not really clear but found it with google maps. Just drive in past the town and you... More 

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Thank Kutoid
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely cool place. Tons of geyers, clouds of steam and hot water. A hike to the footbath is well worth it.

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Thank Richard P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just about 90 min from Sapporo by express train Hokuto view was spectakuler after walking around the Valley we an make free footbath in natur small river with hot Water from the mountain was very Good or take a bath - onsen in some hotel a Public bath

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction was free of charge and one can leisurely stroll through it at any pace. There are many areas for pictures and walking trails that bring you close up to the sulphur blow holes. Nice to appreciate the history of noboribetsu and how it became famous for its hot springs.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hell Valley is what brings tourists to Noboribetsu. The hell valley is magnificent and mysterious at the same time. Only one track is opened during winter. Nice easy walk but the ground might be slippery in winter.

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Thank Diviva
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37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jigokudani is an active volcanic crater at Noboribetsu. Its a must see place when you visited Noboribetsu. It gives you a mystical aura as it means Hell's Valley in Japanese. Try strolling all around the place to see all interesting statues.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Certainly a different view and wroth a few photos. It's not large and the fumes aren't overwhelming. No black hardboiled eggs here though (for those who've had them in Hakone). Visit if you're in the neighbourhood and have time to pass, but don't make it the central point of your trip out here.

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Sitiawan, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

A place must visit at Noboribetsu, the fantastic unforgettable scenery, will never forget this place....

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2 Thank khoonseng
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

It didn't have much bad smell from sulphur : ) The scene is nice that is really worth to visit! It must be praised that in the gift shop, which is located in the entrance. It has free service to borrow rain boots for traveler. Reason why I emphasised is because in winter time, it always snow and road is... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The Jigokudani is the source of much of the onsen water in Noboribetsu. Right when we stepped out of the car, it smelled strongly of sulfur due to the volcanic activity but you get used to it quickly. Some beautiful landscapes in the valley that make for great photo opportunities. Unfortunately, the trails we wanted to hike were closed the... More 

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