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Sightseeing guide

Former Mori Samurai House in Togyo-ann hemitage Former British Consulate Hinoyama Park Chofu Kozan Temple Akama Shrine Chofu Castle Town&Mud Wall Chofu Japanese Garden Archaeological Museum Karato Pier&Boardwalk Kaikyo Yome Tower KAIKYOKAN Karato Market


Events in Shimonoseki

Shinkansen Expressway
Japan Railway Road
Shimonoseki Port International Terminal
Arcaport Shimonoseki

New Aquarium, KAIKYOKAN

The opening is to be April 2001.

Access Time
About 3 minutes by foot from Arcaport Berth.
About 7 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Karato Market

The renewal opening is to be April 2001.

Access Time
About 5 minutes by foot from Arcaport Berth.
About 8 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Former British Consulate

Built in 1906, designated as National Important Cultural Asset.

Access Time
About 4 minutes by car from Arcaport Berth.
About 7 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Karato Pier & Boardwalk

Access Time
About 3 minutes by foot from Arcaport Berth.
About 7 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Akama Shrine

The Emperor Antoku has been worshipped here since his clan's defeat in 1185.

Access Time
About 3 minutes by car from Arcaport Berth.
About 8 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Kaikyo Yume Tower

Height:153m, Highest observatory in western Japan.

Access Time
About 3 minutes by car from Arcaport Berth.
About 3 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Mt.Hinoyama

A part of the Seto Inland Sea National Park. Beautiful night-view from the top. A revolving restaurant and souvenir shop in the observatory building.

Access Time
About 10 minutes by car from Arcaport Berth.
About 15 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Chofu Garden

Japanese-style garden which has a drawing room, a tea room, and a stream. The remains of the residence of Yukinaga Nishi, Chofu's high-ranking vassal.

Access Time
About 15 minutes by car from Arcaport Berth.
About 20 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Kozanji-Temple

Butsuden, or temple building, has been designated as a National Treasure, and is the oldest Zen style temple.

Access Time
About 15 minutes by car from Arcaport Berth.
About 20 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Streetscape with earthen walls of castle town "Chofu"


Access Time
About 15 minutes by car from Arcaport Berth.
About 20 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Chofu Mori Residence

Built by the fourteenth Chofu Mori family, Mototoshi, in 1903.

Access Time
About 15 minutes by car from Arcaport Berth.
About 20 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Archaeological Museum

Access Time
About 20 minutes by car from Arcaport Berth.
About 25 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.
Togyo-ann Hermitage


Access Time
About 30 minutes by car from Arcaport Berth.
About 35 minutes by car from Shimonoseki Port International Terminal.


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