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  • The True Sapporo Ramen Experience

    I love ramen. Not the instant stuff served in Styrofoam cups, but the fresh noodles served in a bowl of rich soup stock topped with…

  • The True Sapporo Ramen Experience

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Beppu Christmas Hanabi Fantasia べっぷクリスマスHanabiファンタジア

Beppu Christmas HANABI Fantasia
Beppu Christmas HANABI Fantasia

A Christmas fireworks festival that offers holiday songs and food

Held annually on December 23 and 24, Beppu City's Christmas fireworks display is the area's most popular winter festival.

Don't Miss

  • Synchronized music played during the fireworks, which complements the pyrotechnics
  • Booths selling local specialties and Japanese cuisine on the streets
  • Christmas songs performed by more than 1,000 children and adults dressed in festive clothing

How to Get There

Beppu Station can be reached by Limited Express Train from Hakata, Oita, Miyazaki, and Hitoyoshi as well as neighboring areas.

The festival area, Kitamatogahamacho, is about a 20-minute walk from JR Beppu Station. A shuttle bus to the area is also available. The fireworks start at 8 p.m. on both days.

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