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Kanmon Straits

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It is Shimonoseki City and Straits of approximately 700m in width between Moji-ku, Kitakyushu-shi. When a country of the Japan greatly changed from The early modern times to Modern times from The Middle Ages to The early modern times again, always this Straits became the stage. Rapid tide to change Flow four times a day might bring up the hot energy, It which moved Period in This area. The ship of approximately 700 Big and small comes and goes on a day and, as for the sound of the sea breaking on the shore and the sound of the whistle to color Scenery kindly, is still chosen the Environmental Agency choice as "the Japanese sound Scenery 100 selections which I want to leave".

Basic Information

Location Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi
Access (1) 10 minutes by bus from JR Shimonoseki

(2) It is Bus 25 minutes from JR Shin-Shimonoseki Station
Office of Inquiry Shimonoseki City Sightseeing Policy Section Tel. No. 083-231-1350