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Quaint shops

We spent a relaxing afternoon strolling along the Yufuin shopping area. There were all kinds of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Lovely village in great mountain scenery

The location of Yufuin is great. Surrounded by mountains, some steam from hot springs and a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hamburg, Germany
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Yufuincho, Yufu, Oita Prefecture
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All reviews day trip the main street hot springs train station ice cream interesting shops eating places lovely town fair bit half board famous onsen cup of coffee village beppu shopping yummy cafes
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My first advice would be to book the train to Yufuin early. We tried to book the day before and found the train to be full. After readjusting our plans, we were only able to book a return trip which gave us 2 hrs at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KayaToasted
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a relaxing afternoon strolling along the Yufuin shopping area. There were all kinds of specialty shops and food stores. Dessert shops abound! From Milch cheesecakes to Goemon roll cakes, you’re spoiled for choice. Definitely worth spending at least 2-3 hours to enjoy the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nsl115
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the scenic train "Yufuin no Mori" here from Fukuoka (scenic trains are fun, check them out on JR website. It's a small village with a lot of interesting shops and eateries. My friend and I booked a hot spring hotel (onsen) just at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shirley Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of Yufuin is great. Surrounded by mountains, some steam from hot springs and a lot of onsen. For the big shopping road beware: some nice things, but mainly ice-cream shops. Everything closes latest by 6 p.m. Restaurants you can find only around the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sven328
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was the first town we went to visit from our Fukuoka roadtrip. There wasn’t much to do but mainly walking around the main street from the train station till Lake Kirin. Along the way there are lots of dessert shops and local artisan products....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pablomeng
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We took the bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Station. Unfortunately, the bus to Yufuin was full. So, we took a bus first to Beppu (reserved seats). From Beppu, we stayed 1 hour and visited 1 of the hells which was an amazing scene. Then we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LenBanda
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Not much to see compare to big city. But basically they have everything. Supermarkets (far up in the hill), souvenir stores, cute cafe, ice cream places etc,. Don’t expect to much just enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Freedom809329
Reviewed 9 August 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MagdaleneSingapore
Reviewed 11 July 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ole_Juhl
Reviewed 19 June 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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13 June 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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31 March 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