Ganryujima, Shimonoseki

#2 of 6 in Nature in Shimonoseki
Island · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Ganryū-jima (巌流島, formerly Funa-jima 船島) is an island in Japan located between Honshū and Kyūshū, and accessible via ferry from Shimonoseki Harbor (下関港).
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  • For Japanese people, the duel of Miyamoto Musashi with Sasaki Kojiro is a well known story. It took place in this small island. From Karato terminal it is easily accessible by boat. On the island...  more »
  • You can kill your time going there and can take the best picture of Kanmon Bridge from there but US$7 round ferry boat fee is rather expensive. All the Japanese know the story of Musashi and...  more »

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