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Address: Moji-ku, Kitakyushu 801-0000, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Walk to tunnel

We walked from the railway museum to the tunnel entrance as the retro railway was not operating. We understood from the museum staff that bus svc 74 runs from Mojiko station, but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We walked from the railway museum to the tunnel entrance as the retro railway was not operating. We understood from the museum staff that bus svc 74 runs from Mojiko station, but the next service was some time away. It was a pleasant walk as we passed by the retro waterfront and then Norfolk Square and enjoyed the sights on... More 

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Placitas, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 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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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 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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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 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 25 March 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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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 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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Kunitachi, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 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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