Shimonoseki is a city at the very south western tip of Yamaguchi Prefecture Chugoku region on Honshu island and just seperated from Kitakyushu on the island of Kyushu by the narrow Kanmon Strait. Shimonoseki is sometimes referred to as the 'Fugu Capital' as the city area is the largest producer of puffer fish in Japan. Shimonoseki attractions include Kaikyo Yume Tower, Akama Shrine, Kameyama Hachimangu Shrine and Kinzan Kozanji Temple (National Treasure).
Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
Shimonoseki is indicated by the red marker.
For a larger version of this map see: Shimonoseki Map
SHIMONOSEKI OBSERVATION DECK or LOOKOUT
Kaikyo Yume Tower
Kinzan Kozanji Temple
Author: Craig Fryer