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Kanmon Kaikyo, Kitakyushu

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Watch huge tankers slide below a suspension bridge with a central span of 712 m (2,336 ft) at Kanmon Kaikyo, straits that link Honshu and Kyushu islands. Go 56 m (183 ft) below the sea level on foot or by bike through one of the four undersea tunnels to get a feeling of its immensity. Along the pedestrian path next to the coast, large sculptures of epic samurai duels and replicas of cannons used in a failed attempt to fend off menacing westerners add history to this strategic area. See Kanmon Kaikyo and all Kitakyushu has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kitakyushu travel itinerary planner.
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • Kyushu and Honshu Strait. Was surprised by its brevity. Kyushu had ever felt far away. And such a simple に渡れて doesn't surprise!! humanitarian ️ and submarine pass pedestrians and cyclists are also there, feel free to Kyushu and Honshu to navigate. Come to visit Fukuoka Prefecture and Yamaguchi Prefecture.
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  • To cross the kanmon Straits between Shimonoseki and Moji port in JR or recommend kanmon Kisen ferry, the weather is nice, but I think many people crossing the bridge as fast. Felt the wind of the kanmon Straits so guests can enjoy on the deck, 5 minutes is 400 Yen. No need for haste because 3/2017 now, one hour, three out. Walking from JR Moji port station boats, is now karato market is front of you when you disembark. Coming from Nishitetsu bus going from Fukuoka Tenjin from Shimonoseki to "Fuku retro ticket" is there. Tenjin-Tsu tsu ogura sand high speed bus + sand-Shimonoseki Moji port route bus + kanmon Kisen +-Tenjin bus is set, 2780 yen, is valid for two days. The neck is just a route bus from Tsu ogura sand Moji port takes 40 minutes. Using JR Kokura-Moji port is only 12 to 13 minutes, so Fuku without retro tickets, high speed bus Tenjin-will return to Tenjin, Kokura and back home enjoying dinner at Kokura. From Shimonoseki is the last bus to the Tenjin 20:00, away from 22:30 from Kokura, so could afford. Rates, from JR Kokura station to Hakata station bus is cheaper than it is (but not go to the JR Hakata station bus, so maybe I'd JR Hakata station area hotels if). Don't move into Shimonoseki and Moji port area has been maintained in recent years long, so if tourism skip from Kokura Moji port in JR and car is a bit wasteful.
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