Beppu Map

Beppu is one of the most attractive cities in Japan as it has a number of hot springs or onsens that are the prime attraction for the travelers holidaying here.
Beppu is called the onsen capital of Japan. The city of Beppu is situated on the Kyushu island and is included in the prefecture of Oita. Beppu was established in the year 1924 on 1 st April. From that time its has been quite popular among the travelers seeking relief and refreshment through having bath in the hot springs.

Beppu city is actually situated on nine huge geothermal hot springs . These hot spots are the source of Beppu 's innumerable onsens or hot springs . These geothermal spots are known in Beppu as the 'nine hells of Beppu '. The hot springs in Beppu are divided in eight main areas.

These areas are, Kitahama, Kamegawa, Shibaseki, Kannawa, Myoban, Horita and Hamawaki. These eight hot spring areas in Beppu together are known as the Beppu Hatto. Apart from these hot springs which are the most attractive travel destinations,Beppu's picturesque natural surroundings are also a great draw since it is located in between ocean and mountains.

Very recently in Beppu,an international university was inaugurated, named, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University that offers international business management courses. As a result the city is now buzzing with the arrival of innumerable students coming from different foreign countries. This has also resulted in the opening of several multi cuisine hotels and restaurants in Beppu .

In addition Beppu has many cultural festivals for the enjoyment of its people and guests as well. Some of these festivals are, the Hot Spring Festival,Beppu Summer Festival , Beppu Christmas Fireworks Fantasia and many other festivals . With all these Beppu has become a popular resort city in Japan.

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Last Updated on: December 11th, 2017