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Looking from kyushu side can be spectacular around sunset time when the sun setting against the bridge creating orangish color on the background sky. People can walk thru a tunnel - meant for walking not vehicles - built 60 meter under the sea. The tunnel...More
To get to Kanmon Kaikyo we went by car. It was a great trip and we could stop off along the way to visit all the local sights and places of interest. However, I have been before by train and it was a very easy...More
We walked from the railway museum to the tunnel entrance as the retro railway was not operating. We understood from the museum staff that bus svc 74 runs from Mojiko station, but the next service was some time away.
It was a pleasant walk as...More
The bridge that connects Western Honshu with Kyushu spanning the Kanmon Straits which is less than a kilometer wide.
Kyushu island's mild climate and geothermal character creates a land of undulating green countryside, ancient volcanic cones and some great hot-spring resorts.
Must go there twice. Once in day-time and once during night time. You can go uphill in the Mekari Park to have a breath-taking view of the bridge. There is a tunnel nearby for pedestrians to cross the Kanmon Strait on foot.
Kanmon strait is between Honshu island and Kyushu island. The Kanmon bridge connects to Moji town and Shimonoseki city. There are four tunnels under the Kanmon strait. For Shinkansen express, local trains, cars and pedestrians.
The scenery is fantastic, and the steady stream od large ships plying the straits add to the interesting nature of the area. You can walk under the straits (no bikes or pedestrians on the bridge) and there are places where you can sit, sip a...More
we saw the channel from both sides(honshu and kyushu),Up from Hinoyama obserbatory and below the Kanmon bridge, also under the channel through Kanmon tunnel. 3 historical sight ,the battle area between Genji samurai and Heike samurai,the duel place at Ganryu island off shimonoseki water ,the...More