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Jigokudani, Noboribetsu

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Enjoy the vibrant natural scenery of Jigokudani, a red stone crater valley sprinkled with steam vents and hot springs. Fittingly named “Hell’s Valley,” the area is actually a crater formed by a volcanic eruption more than 20,000 years ago. From the boardwalk above the crater you can observe the bubbling sulfurous streams, rising steam, and the vivid red cliffs, all contributing to the area’s “hellish” appearance. Explore the surroundings on the nearby undulating forest trail to discover a hot sulfur pond and dip your feet in the river that flows from it. Plan your visit to Jigokudani and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Noboribetsu tour planner .
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  • The signboard of Jigokudani with the valley of smoke spiders in the background was crowded with many tourists. It is a teppan photography spot of Noboribetsu. There were a few volunteer guides there, and they introduced us to a walking course with a lot of humor. The walking path to Oyunuma was a bit hard road with ups and downs, but the autumn leaves were beautiful and the scenery was outstanding.
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  • I love hot springs and I decided to go there! There are a lot of people who are not good at it, but I liked the smell of sulfur, and I was able to taste the feeling of taking a hot spring before soaking in the hot water, so I was more excited about the hot spring after this and the tension went up⤴.
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