Yunotsubo Street, Yufu, Oita
Photo Source: The Sunset Blog

Yunotsubo Street, Yufu, Oita

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Yufu is a city in Oita Prefecture. The north west section of the city contains the Yufuin district, which is famous as one of the best hot spring resorts in Japan. The total amount of hot spring water from Yufuin, the Tsukahara district to the north, and the Yunohira district to the southwest is said to be the 2nd largest in all of Japan. Yufuin welcomes more than three million visitors annually. Yunotsubo Kaidou is the name of the street that goes from Yufumi Doori to Lake Kinrinko. There are many restaurants and souvenir shops, including a Ghibli store.

  • A beautiful street featuring traditions and culture that brings back memories from the old Japan, though it is hard to find a spot for sunset photos.
  • Visibility of the sunset is very limited.
  • Yufuin city boasts many beautiful rural landscapes, and there are many walking routes you can take through them. Most visitors arrive here by train or by car.
  • The Yunotsubo Street is usually very busy all year round as it is the main street in the area for shopping.

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