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Kanmon Tunnel for Humans, Shimonoseki
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Dare to take a walk through Kanmon Tunnel for Humans, located under the Kanmon Straits. Constructed in 1958, the pedestrian tunnel connects the two islands of Kyushu and Honshu. Because it connects two prefectures, a white line divides the walking path in two--each reserved for a specific direction. While you don't have much in the way of sightseeing in this tunnel, the interior still bears its original 1950s design. Use the tunnel as a way of making your trip between the islands shorter, or as a jogging and cycling path. Add Kanmon Tunnel for Humans and other attractions to your Shimonoseki trip itinerary using our Shimonoseki trip builder.
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  • Walk under the sea from the Mainland in Kyushu! Shimonoseki and Moji entrance which is marked as route. Commemorative photo.
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  • I thought only cars. Found that went from Shimonoseki, and exhibit or the structure, was used since ancient times. At the entrance of women told me kindly. Road a little exhaust gas stank.
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  • 一步之隔便能跨越本州和九州的行人隧道。隧道的總長度不是很長,很多本地人來這裡跑步。要留意隧道是有人值守的,不是廿四小時開放,每晚十一時便會關閉。