Tourist attraction

Kanmon Tunnel

Kanmon Tunnel

An undersea tunnel connects Kyushu and the main Island. The construction was started in 1936 and completed in March 1958 after a contemporary break due to the war. This is known as a unique undersea tunnel with 2 levels of 3,461m long driveway and 780m Kanmon pedestrian tunnel.

Location Mimosusogawacho, Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Access (1) 12 minutes by bus from JR Shimonoseki station
→ 0 minutes walk from "Mimosusogawa" bus stop
(Entrance for Kanmon tunnel for humans)
(2) 27 minutes from JR Shin-Shimonoseki station
→ 0 minutes walk from "Mimosusogawa" bus stop
(Entrance for Kanmon tunnel for humans)
Office of Inquiry West Nippon Expressway Kitakyusyu expressway Office TEL: 093-618-3141

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