At Kannawa-onsen Hot Spring in Beppu City, Oita Prefecture, “Jigoku Mushi Cuisine” using steam from hot springs, which is geothermal energy, has been popular since the Edo period.
The Jigoku Mushi Kobo is a facility where you can experience the traditional cooking method “Jigoku Mushi Cuisine” by steaming meat and vegetables in a steamer and eating them as they are after cooking. In addition, many people are surprised at its delicious taste. The 100% natural steam heat from the hot spring is used to steam the ingredients of the hot spring at a high temperature so the flavors of the ingredients are condensed and seasonal vegetables and local fresh ingredients can be cooked deliciously.
There is also a cooling equipment monument, a drinking fountain, and a corner where you can learn about the history of iron rings and hot springs. You can experience the history and culture unique to Beppu and iron rings. In addition, there is a foot-steam bath and a wheelchair accessible footbath in the next pocket park so you can enjoy delicious food and relieve your travel fatigue. “