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Kanmonkyo bridge



Kanmonkyo Bridge is the suspended bridge crossing the Kanmon Straits, a stretch of water

separating two of Japan’s four main islands. On the Honshu side of the bridge is Shimonoseki

and on the Kyushu side is Kitakyushu-cityThe Kanmonkyo bridge was opened to vehicles

in 1973 and connected the Kyushu Expressway in 1984. It is the 34th largest suspension bridge

in the world with a central span of 712 meters.



Kanmon Strait

The Kanmon Straits, separating Honshu and Kyushu, is a very busy waterway with as many as

700 small and large ships a day passing through it. There are a total of seven ways to cross the

straits such as the 1,068-meter-lomg “Kanmon-kyo Bridge”, the “Shin-Kanmon Tunnel” , the

“Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel”, to cross on foot, the “ferries”, and the like.



Konamon Pedestrian tunnel

Only the place in the world !   You can cross the strait on foot. The Kanmon Strait, separating

Honshu and Kyushu, is a very beautiful and busy waterway with as many as 700 small and 

large ships a day passing through it.



General information  


Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture

Shimonoseki-city, Yamaguchi-prefecture

Access 30 minutes by a vehicle from JR Kokura Station




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