Tsutsuji-ga-hara Nature Trail
This nature trail connects the Kawayu Eco-Museum Centre and Iō-zan with a very pleasant 2.5km walkway. While climbing Iō-zan is...
Kawayu Sumō Museum
Sumō fans will enjoy this museum in Kawayu Onsen township dedicated to legendary hometown hero, Taihō (大鵬; 1940–2013). He was born on...
Kawayu Eco-Museum Centre
This museum cum visitors centre in Kawayu Onsen has impressive displays, handy hiking maps and helpful staff. Check out how the volcanic...
Lonely Planet review
This steaming, hissing mountain (512m), a couple of kilometres south of Kawayu Onsen, comes complete with sunshine-yellow sulphur and onsen-steamed eggs. You'll hear the sellers calling Tamago! Tamago! Tamago! (Eggs!) even before you reach the car park.