Shimonoseki
Monuments of warriors from the Genpei War between Genji (led by Minamoto no Yoshitsune) and Heike clans. The Battle of Dannoura took place on 24th April 1185.

Where

Shimonoseki City in Yamaguchi Prefecture at the southwestern tip of Honshu.

When

Photo was taken on 23.09.2011

What else

  • Eat fugu (or other seafood) from the local fish market.
  • See the Shimonoseki panorama from the Kaikyo Yume Tower (153m tall).
  • Go through the underground tunnel to the Kyushu island.

 

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