Mount Yufu

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Mount Yufu is a stratovolcano located on the border of Yufu and Beppu in Oita Prefecture, Kyushu. The summit reaches a height of 1,583.3 meters (5,195 feet) and there are two peaks, both popular for hiking; Higashi-mine Peak in the east and Nishi-mine Peak in the west with the latter being one meter taller.

Overview

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Mount Yufu (Directions)

General Amenities

  • Free parking

Access

A 20-minute drive from Yufuin City to the base site: Yufu-tozan-guchi (由布登山口, 896 m).

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