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Symbol of Beppu station

Kumahachi Aburaya’s statue is a symbol of Beppu station, and many tourists take a picture with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kimitaka S
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Wardrobe change.

The most interesting aspect of the statue aside from its historical significance is that the... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
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1 week ago
“Symbol of Beppu station ”
Jun 28, 2018
“Wardrobe change.”
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Ekimaecho, Beppu 874-0935, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kumahachi Aburaya’s statue is a symbol of Beppu station, and many tourists take a picture with that. As I was there, it was transformed into that of a football player.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The most interesting aspect of the statue aside from its historical significance is that the wardrobe changes. During our visit, the statue was wearing the uniform of the local football team. During Christmas, I see photos of it wearing a Santa outfit. Not worth going...More

Thank Dushi-NY
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Can't missed it from the station, though it's just a statue to us, not really all that photo worthy...

Thank NyaNya24
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Start point of the art walk on livetrekker. Google it and if you have an hour + to kill then this is perfect as you walk aroud the city lookingat some street art. Loved it!

Thank marcdegueurce2013
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I did not know this is also an attraction until i checked TripAdvisor. This statue just situated right outside of Beppu station which it is hard to be missed. I took a picture of it as it is quite interesting like a flying man.

Thank AmethystAme
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Statue of Kumahachi Aburaya is the first you see leaving station south exit. You really cannot miss it.

Thank Matthias M
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The statue is erected outside of Beppu station. You cant missed that. Its interesting to read the life stories of this man - father of tourism in Beppu. You may choose to omit this, and that perfectly all right. There is also hand spa available...More

Thank corsiva
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Educational information about the establishment of Beppu tourism. He was dressed as Santa when we saw him in late December.

Thank Leigh R
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

It's great, but it is just a statue of a men who liked children with hot water for your hand on the side. Besides, don't you think it is kind of creepy?

Thank François B
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Standing at the East Gate exit of JR Beppu station . The inscription reads " the man called Shiny Uncle who loved children " One of the attractions that all visitors want to see. Easy to find since it is located right outside the station.

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