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Explore Beppu’s Kannawa Onsen with a local guide!

Date 20 Feb 2021 (Completed. Past tour video is available)
Time 11:00 – 12:15 am JST

Explore Beppu’s Kannawa Hotspring Town with a legendary local guide!

There is a special place in Japan that is well known for its numerous hot springs. It is where steam envelops the town in a dream-like atmosphere.

Beppu City has around 2,300 vents that emanate from its 8 major hot springs. Beppu’s hot springs are also called jigogu or hell because of its open pools of boiling hot spring water. These are hot enough to boil eggs and sweet potatoes. In fact, small corner shops sell them to visitors to try. These pools are also a feast for the eyes with hues ranging from cobalt blue to blood red. Kannawa hot spring is especially famous for its healing baths that contains alum used in treating various skin conditions.

*This online tour will be conducted in Live with recorded video and live presentation. Hanada-san will also provide a live walking tour from his guest house and his neighborhood.

Tour Highlights
  • Experience a dream-like landscape covered in steam and mist
  • Discover interesting facts and health benefits of Japanese hot springs
  • Learn about Beppu’s history and culture from a well-known local guide Mr. Hanada
  • Q&A

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Explore Beppu’s Kannawa Hotspring Town with a legendary local guide!

There is a special place in Japan that is well known for its numerous hot springs. It is where steam envelops the town in a dream-like atmosphere.

Beppu City has around 2,300 vents that emanate from its 8 major hot springs. Beppu’s hot springs are also called jigogu or hell because of its open pools of boiling hot spring water. These are hot enough to boil eggs and sweet potatoes. In fact, small corner shops sell them to visitors to try. These pools are also a feast for the eyes with hues ranging from cobalt blue to blood red. Kannawa hot spring is especially famous for its healing baths that contains alum used in treating various skin conditions.

The tour in Kannawa will be led by Mr. Hanada, who is recognized as a local legend in the region. He moved to Beppu from Kumamoto Prefecture two because he fell in love with its natural beauty. He eventually opened two guest inns and is excited to share the charm of his hometown with the world!

*This online tour will be conducted in Live with recorded video and live presentation. Hanada-san will also provide a live walking tour from his guest house and his neighborhood.

Tour Highlights
  • Experience a dream-like landscape covered in steam and mist
  • Discover interesting facts and health benefits of Japanese hot springs
  • Learn about Beppu’s history and culture from a well-known local guide Mr. Hanada
  • Q&A