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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.

The peace conference took place from March 20 to April 17, 1895.

 

 

Kaikyo-yume tower

 

It means Kanmon Strait dream tower is a landmark of Shimonoseki-city, and has the international conference hall and the exhibition trade

fair site. 
From the observatory at 143m high place, around 
Shimonoseki-city, Kanmon Strait including Kanmon-kyo Bridge, Ganryujima Island as well as Mojiko Retro district can be seen.

 

 

 

Hinoyama

 

 

Hinoyama is located in Shimonoseki-city with an altitude of 268m.
Hinoyama means mountain of fire since there was a signal fire place to tell an enemy’s attack.
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.

 

 

Akama Shrine

 

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

Sentei Festival is held in May every year.
This festival was started when court ladies visited the grave of the Emperor Antoku and prayed for this young emperor who died at a mere eight years old during the battle between the Heike and the Genji.

 

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. 

 

Karato Fish Market

 

Karato Fish Market, is a fish market in Shimonoseki establish in 1933, and the blowfish trading volume is Japan’s highest.

This market is not only the wholesale market of fresh fishes taken in the sea around Shimonoseki but also the retail market of fishes, marine products and sushi.

 

 

 

You can eat various Sushi with a economical price.

Address: 5-50 Karato-machi Shimonoseki Directions: A 5 minute taxi ride from

JR Shimonoseki Station