Beppu ranks second in the world and top in Japan for the amount
of hot spring water. There are 408 "yukemuri" and most of them
are from the Kannawa area.
Kannawa hot spring has a long history that goes back to the
Kamakura era (1185-1333) and is said to have been started by
a monk called Ippen-shounin.
Hyotan Hot Springs has a long history and was founded in 1922.
In the old days, there was an observation tower that was gourd-shaped
(called "hyotan" in Japanese) and was enjoyed by local people.
Now it has become a hot spring facility with various baths that can be enjoyed
by not only local and Japanese people but also by foreigners.
HOT SPRINGS There are 8 baths for men and 8 baths for women.
SAND BATH Even in Japan, there are very few sand baths which are heated up by the ...
FAMILY BATHS You can choose from 9 different types of baths and enjoy your own personal time.
MEALS You can enjoy the Japanese food which is steamed in a pot using the steam ...
OTHER FACILITIES You may enjoy the Japanese culture in the courtyard and ...
DIRECTIONS Details on directions to get to Hyotan Hot Springs are given.