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Kanmon Kaikyo, Kitakyushu

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Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
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. Make Kanmon Kaikyo part of your personalized Kitakyushu itinerary using our Kitakyushu route planner.
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  • The journey had been started at the Mojiko station, the gate way of this 18th century style town. On the way to the Kanmon Kaikyo(Kanmon bridge), you may see the famous blue ring bridge, the show...  more »
  • We visited there around evening after walking through the tunnel. The sunset bridge was so beautiful 👍  more »

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