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Address: Moji-ku, Kitakyushu 801-0000, Fukuoka Prefecture
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a strait is between Honshu island and Kyushu island

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 13, 2016
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

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 coffee or a beer, and enjoy the scenes.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

the interesting thing is that it has a underwater walking tunnel links kyushu with the main insland, free of charge...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2014

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 war beating antiforein Tyosyu by British powerful cannon, which are noticable for people who like... More 

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