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Chinoike Jigoku, Beppu

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  • It is Japan's oldest natural hell that has existed for more than 1300 years, written in the "Bungokuni Fudoki" written in the Nara period under the name of "Akayu Izumi". In recognition of its rarity, it was designated as a national scenic spot in 2009. If you describe the blood pond hell in one word, you can say "red hot mud pond". It is said that skin disease medicine (current heinike ointment) was made with this red hot mud for a long time, and the dyeing of cloth and the pillar of the house etc. was done. Spring quality: Acidic green spring Area: about 1300 m2 (420 tsubo, 840 tatami mats) Depth: about 30m (the deepest unknown for clay) Degrees Celsius: about 78 degrees molot: about 1800 kl./1 day Area is 1300 square meters, depth is 30 m or more, temperature is 78 degrees Celsius, Red hot mud containing iron oxide and magnesium oxide is spewing out. At the time of discovery, it was called Akayu-sen and Akaike, but the view of hell of Buddhist thought ...
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  • Walked about 2km from the station to get here. Visited only Chinoike where there were very few tourist. Chinoike was really red and if you go up the stairway, you get a better view. There's a nice foo...  more »
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