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Kanmon Bridge

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22-34 Mimosumogawacho, Shimonoseki 751-0813, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Reviewed June 13, 2019

More than anything Kamnon bridge connects the islands of Honshu and Kyushu. fukuoka prefecture to Yamaguchi Prefecture. The bridge is passable by car, but there is a train tunnel and pedestrian tunnel. You can also cross thru 5 minute ferry boat ride. It is also...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019

Just an amazing structure marking the entrance of Japan into the Modern World! For centuries, crossing the Strait was not easy, but now you could cross it safely within a few minutes. There are plenty of spots looking into the Kammon Bridge and due to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Adrian L
Reviewed September 12, 2018

You can quite easily spend a full and interesting day exploring the many and varying charms of Mojiko Retro Town, but if you have the time (and the energy!) try walking from the JR Mojiko Railway Station to the JR Shimonoseki Railway Station on the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

the bridge connects between Honshu and Kyushu. It's not the long bridge but I was excited when I saw water underneath. There is the famous fish market nearby, and it's mainly for Puffer fish.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kan0kkult
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Arriving in the port of Moji, surprisingly enough it is only just under three hours by land from Hiroshima, and it serves as a gateway to Kyushu as well as Honshu. This port is dominated by the Kanmon Bridge which connects Kyushu Island with Honshu...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful bridge. You can sit almost anywhere along the water front and enjoy this magnificent spectacle better get a few beers and seafood and meet at sunset , you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2016

The Kanmon Bridge is at the narrowest spot in the Kanmon Straits between Honshu and Kyushu, where there were two historical battles. The first one was fought between Genji-clan and Heike-clan in 1185. Emperor Antoku passed away here in the Strait and Genji started the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank tadJapan
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Good way to take pictures and have a walk along the kanmon straits. Plus if you had a great meal in the Karato market and you need some exercises.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ChungkaiSin
Reviewed May 16, 2016

it was an easy access from shimonoseki train station to this place. i was used 1-day pass bus ticket to travel to this place. you can see the huge bridge and feel breeze air around, good view. Across the street you can find undersea tunnel...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank depiepie
Reviewed October 29, 2015

We stayed in a hotel a few hundred meters from the bridge and we had a great view of the traffic crossing the bridge - traffic above and boats below. The bridge is similar in design to Forth Road Bridge in Edinburgh and Golden Gate...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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