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Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
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TOP TIP! Don't forget to bring towels if you are intending to visit the natural footbath!

Pretty interesting hike...although there may be a strong smell of sulphur on certain days, which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
thngk2016
Okunoyu is Oyunuma's little sister

– Okunoyu is a smaller hot spring lake located at the opposite side of the parking lot as Oyunuma... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
John D
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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2 weeks ago
“TOP TIP! Don't forget to bring towels if you are intending to visit the natural footbath!”
Sep 8, 2017
“Good walk from Jigokudani till Oku no yu”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty interesting hike...although there may be a strong smell of sulphur on certain days, which may be unbearable for those with respiratory problems. This volcanic pond (see the photos) is a short walk from the Jigokudani (Hell's valley) in Noboribetsu, and would make a nice...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

– Okunoyu is a smaller hot spring lake located at the opposite side of the parking lot as Oyunuma. It is a black sulfur spring that reportedly has a conic floor, although it is hard to see the floor because the water is so turbid....More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Is this a hot spring ruin which used to be a hot spring hotel? Don't know for sure. However, the nature scene is gorgeous with smog swinging and moving around. We ever saw a deer ran downhill but did not have any luck to take...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

A small pond with volcanic activity due to which water is soo hot. A small but beautiful view around so feels good.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

you can drive or walk to this and its really pretty! as part of the whole circuit i think this one isn't to be missed.

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This place was a very long walk from our base Daiichi Takimotokan and our kids were extremely tired but the time we got there not recommended with young kids but I thought the pond was really nice

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful pond, nice impression, can be accessed by walk and car, water color is very beautifully blue

2  Thank KMatariki
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

You can walk there from Hell Valley. It takes approx. 45 min for a around trip. Alternatively, you can drive up there, but there is a parking charge of 500 Yen. Just 5-10 minute drive from Hell valley

3  Thank Eric L
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