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The sulfur smell is overwhelmed and you could see the smoke/steam flowing out from the hot spring. The track to the foot spa is the one we enjoyed most as the natural hot spring is "pretty hot" and yet you feel really good after a...More
This valley is original sites of hot springs in Noboribetsu existed over centuries with smells of sulfuric gas and hot water from the earth with very high temperature, which is due to volcanic activities.
The Hell Valley is a must see if you visit Noboribetsu.
Especially fun if you are not from a country with volcanic activities. The scenery looks like you're walking around on a different planet. The smell can be a bit overwhelming at first, but you...More
Jigokudani or Hell Valley is right outside Noboribetsu and can be accessed very easily on foot from the town (5 min from the centre). It is well indicated just follow the signs or the tourists!
It offers great views of the smoking hot pools. You...More
I went to Jigokudani with my parents for sightseeing as it’s one of the famous spots here. The air is so fresh, not much tourists visit in this season as it’s quite cold. When we walked up to the upper area, we felt a tranquil...More
Jigokudani lies along the fabled "Ring of Fire" - it is one of several areas of intense volcanic activity. You get to see the 1,476 foot crater and surrounding fumaroles and mineral springs. The walks are fairly easy and the area is well worth exploring.
A must visit if you come to Noboribetsu area. There are several short trails, easy walk to the lookouts. Their sulfer hot springs are amazing and appealing to look at. For tourists or those who have limited time, 1-2 hours would be sufficient to explore...More
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advisable to go between 10am to 2pm. the floorboards around the valley can be slippery w snow or rain. other times not recommended due to short daylight hours. bundle up and stay warm as it can b v cold esp if you are not... More
advisable to go between 10am to 2pm. the floorboards around the valley can be slippery w snow or rain. other times not recommended due to short daylight hours. bundle up and stay warm as it can b v cold esp if you are not used to winter temperatures.