Things to see and do - Ibusuki
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Ibusuki Travel guide
Ibusuki : Michelin's recommendations
At the tip of the Satsuma Peninsula, the hot-spring resort of Ibusuki stands in a splendid natural setting of white-sand beaches and rocky creeks with tropical plants against the backdrop of Kaimon-dake, a volcano, which, with its perfect lines, is reminiscent of Mt Fuji. Not far away the transparent waters of the vast Lake Ikeda shimmer; the lake was formed when a caldera collapsed, and is now home to a huge eel population. In Ibusuki, don't miss the Satsuma Denshokan Museum and its sumptuous porcelain collection.
Tourist attractions Ibusuki : Things to see and do
Sunamushi Kaikan (dev. la plage, à 20mn à pied de la gare) J - Ibusuki
Ibusuki is famous for its volcanic sand baths, said to ease headaches, rheumatism and other pains. For three centuries, the Japanese have been flocking here to be buried up to their necks in sand by old ladies armed with spades. The water which sprin..