The Power Spots of Noboribetsu

地獄谷There is no better way to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and to experience nature than a stay at Noboribetsu Onsen. In addition, with visits to the following “power spots”, you will encounter some special energy, spiritual force that heals and refreshes.

One of the great places to start is the Sengen Park. Right outside of Dai-ichi Takimotokan, you can find the famous Sengen Park Geyser. Every three hours, you can see its powerful fountain and get close to the earth’s pulse.

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Another spiritual location is of course the Hell Valley about 10 minutes walk away from the hotel. Once upon a time, people mined the sulfur in the area as a raw material of gunpowder. Later, it was discovered that eye diseases can be cured from washing the eyes with the hot spring water. To show gratitude, people from the town has named this spot “Hot Spring for the Eyes”. They also established a stone monument as well as set up the temple for Medicine Buddha.

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If you were to look closely, the Noboribetsu natural how spring shows different colors. In the photo above, you can detect the varieties of colors of the spring water. This is truly a remarkable sight at the Hell Valley.

Another spot not to be missed is the “Iron Spring Pond” located at the most inner area of the Hell Valley. Temperature of this hot spring is often around 80 celsius degrees. Every 20 to 30 minutes, you will see the geyser simmering as if it is coming alive. You will be amazed at the many faces of planet earth. They are still waiting to be discovered and to be admired.

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