Best Things To Do in Shimonoseki, Japan

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Shimonoseki.

Shimonoseki may not be as popular as other cities in Japan, but don’t let that fool you. Shimonoseki is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Shimonoseki.

If you have plans to visit Japan and are not sure if Shimonoseki should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Shimonoseki and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Shimonoseki

Here is the list of things to do in Shimonoseki and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Ganryujima (shimonoseki)

    3.8 (12 Votes)
  2. Kozan-ji Temple

    4.2 (17 Votes)
    Kozan-ji Temple Image

    Address: 1 Chome-1-2-3 Chōfukawabata, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi-ken 752-0979, Japan

    Kozanji is an old temple situated in Togano, Kyoto. Foundation of the temple was constructed in Nara era and after that, it was the temple of the Jingoji Temple, but in 1206. Kenmei Emei received the temple area from Emperor Gotoba and revived the name as Kozanji Temple. It is also as the oldest tea garden in Japan, which is also included in the...Read more
  3. Umihibikikan

    4.2 (36 Votes)
    6-1 Arukapōto, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi-ken 750-0036, Japan
  4. Hinoyama Park

    4 (28 Votes)
    Hinoyama Park Image


    Address: Mimosusogawacho, Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture 751-0813, Japan

    Opening area :(opening area) 122.5 hectares (about 64 hectares are rented on state-owned land free of charge.) Facility: Parking lot Multi-story parking lot (mountain peak) 270 for regular cars , 8 for large buses Hiyama no ropeway Shimoeki side (at the foot of the mountain) 30 for regular carsToilet summit (for disabled people), foothills Other...Read more
  5. Shimonoseki Futo

    4 (27 Votes)
    1 Chome-10-12 Higashiyamatomachi, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi-ken 750-0066, Japan
  6. Akamasingung

    4.1 (38 Votes)
    4-1 Amidaijichō, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi-ken 750-0003, Japan
  7. Hai Xia Yumetawa

    4 (33 Votes)
    Japan, 〒750-0018 Yamaguchi-ken, Shimonoseki-shi, 豊前田町Buzendachō, 3 Chome−3−3−1
  8. Tsunoshima Lighthouse

    4.1 (6 Votes)
    Japan, 〒759-5332 Yamaguchi-ken, Shimonoseki-shi, Hōhokuchō Ōaza Tsunoshima, 山口県下関市豊北町角島2343-2
  9. 7-6-22 Amidaijichō, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi-ken 750-0003, Japan