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Shimonoseki

 

Shininoseki is situated on the westernmost tip of the prefecture
faces  Kitakyushu-city’ Moji with Kanmon Strait in between, and

connected by the Kanmon-kyo Bridge and  Kanmonon tunnel.

The Kanmon Strait is known as the scene of an ancient battle leading

the fall of the Heike Clan.

 

Dan-no-ura canal, where the Emperor Antoku (eight-years-old grandson

of Heike Clan Taira-no Kiyomori), who fled to Dan-no-ura, took his

own life by drowning himself.


 

 Akama Shrine

The shrine located in Shimonoseki, enshrines the Heike clan and the
young Emperor Antoku, who died in the battle against the powerful
samurai clan, Genji. 

The Dragon’s Palace-styled , located to the 
north of Dan-no-ura, is

consecrated to the tragic young emperor and has the Emperor Antoku’s

tomb in its precincts.


 

Karato-ichiba Fish market 

Shimonoseki is the Japan’s principal fishing ground for the Blowfish, 
is called Fugu in Japanese.
You can find eat Fugu Sushi or Sashimi at the Fish market
near JR Shimonoseki Station.


 

Sunpanro

The Treaty of Shimonoseki, known as the Treaty of Maguan 
in China, was signed on April 17, 1895, between the Empire of 
Japan and Qing Empire of China, ending the First 
Sino-Japanese War.


 

Hinoyama

A mountain located in Shimonoseki-city with an altitude of 268m.
From the observatory at the summit of the mountain, beautiful views, 
such as Kanmon-kyo Bridge, Shimonoseki city, Genkainada, 

Mojiko Retro
district and Suo-Nada, can be seen.


 

Kaikyo-yume tower 

Kaikyo-yume tower means Kanmon Strait dream tower is a landmark of 
Shimonoseki-city, and has the international conference hall and the
exhibition trade fair site. 

 

 - Blog, Destinations in Kyushu