How About A Relaxing Stroll In A Traditional Japanese Town In The Yufuin Onsen Resort in Kyushu?
Yufuin Onsen is a beautiful onsen resort in Kyushu that has a lot of nice cafes, boutiques and art museums. So it's a nice area to take a stroll in after relaxing in the onsen. You'll be so happy that you visited!
Yufuin Onsen 湯布院温泉
Yufuin is a gorgeous area surrounded by mountains. The view is particularly beautiful because of Mount Yufu's twin peaks.
Also, there is a beautiful lake beside Mount Yufu called Lake Kirinko. You can walk there from the station, and you will find a shrine and some public baths.
Yufuin is located close to a much larger and busier onsen area called Beppu. So if you're looking for a beautiful onsen resort area that is slightly less touristic, you should try Yufuin!
The daytime admission fee varies from 500-800 yen.
There is even a very old bathhouse that is gender mixed and doesn't have a separated changing area. If you're game to give it a try, it's only 200 yen!
How to get there
Whereas by train, it would take up to 6 hours. Although it is a long trip, you would get to see a lot of Japanese scenery.
From Beppu, you can take a bus which will take you from Beppu to Yufuin, or a train from the same stations. The trip by bus is quicker and cheaper, however, the train trip is covered by the JR rail pass if you purchased it.
Where to stay
A room for 2 people is 16,500 yen (per person). You can be up to 4 people in the room, and it is then 14,300 yen per person.
It is 1,080 yen to get for an adult (for 60 minutes).
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- Lili Wanderlust
- I love traveling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.