Fukiage Jigokudani

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Fukiage Jigokudani (吹上地獄谷) is a valley with many Onsen springs located in Onikobe Onsen Miyagi Prefecture. Jigokudani literary means a hell valley. The site of this valley looks like Japanese hell because of those Onsen spring. It has great hiking course on this valley.

Tourist Info.
There is parking.
Don’t Touch spring water and rocks around or look into a hole. They are extremely hot.

0. at Kogota Station.
1. use JR Rikuu Line to Naruko Onsen (1hr. 18min.)
2. use Bus to Kanketsusen mae (26 min.).
3. walk north (20 min.)

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Map around Fukiage Jigokudani

Detailed Travel Guide

It has great view with green leaves or Koyo.
Legend said: about 1200 years ago, Takamaru fought against the invader from Yamato. However, Takamaru was defeated and executed later. His head flied over and arrived at this place. After that, this place started being called “Onikobe, the head of Ogre”

-Murasaki Jigoku-
… has a large amount of Onsen water all through the year. There is a small pool to make Onsen Tamago (keep your garbage with you).

Watch out the Onsen springs. Sometimes, they splash very high. Whatever happens, it will be all your own responsibility.