Shimonoseki, Honshu island's westernmost city, is a popular tourist destination for its rich nature and seafood.
The Kanmon Strait, which separates Shimonoseki from Kitakyushu, has been a key point in the history of Japan, including the Battle of Dan-no-ura and the Shimonoseki War, which triggered the Meiji Restoration.
On this tour, you will take a local bus to each area of Shimonoseki with easy-to-understand explanations of the history that the city has witnessed.
First, visit Akama Shrine, Shimonoseki's most famous power spot, to learn about the mysterious legends and stories of the land.
For lunch, visit the lively Karato Market, where you can taste fresh seafood harvested from Shimonoseki Harbour.
Then, in Shimonoseki's castle town of Chofu, which is well-known only to those in-the-know, spend some time relaxing in a scenic Japanese garden.
At the end of the tour, with the dynamic panorama of the Kanmon Bridge before your eyes, a moving experience awaits you.