Yufuin in Kyushu is a small but popular hot spring resort, about ten kilometers inland from Beppu. Yufuin has a many small shops, cafes, boutiques and art museums, and is popular as a place just to stroll around.
The town is surrounded by mountains. The twin-peaked Mount Yufu can be seen from the town and serves as the backdrop for many scenic views. The area is rural, and not far from the main walking routes are the rice paddies and farm houses that surround the town.
Yufuin can be easily explored on foot, and the majority of the town’s attractions are along the main street which leads up from the station to Lake Kinrinko (1.5 km, around 20-30 mins walk).
Main street (shops, boutiques)
Bathhouses and ryokan around the town