The concrete pillars and long since broken plastic chains really detracted from this sight. It doesn't help that it's sandwiched between a school and some other building and really is blocking a useful path.
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Blue Pool of Hell
Umi Jigoku is known for it's sea-blue pool, but the grounds and surround gates are also worth visiting. The pool was hard to photograph - there is so much steam, the pool and the color is often obscured.
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