Shimonoseki

Cannons pointing out towards the Kanmon Strait.  Battle against foreign ships took place at the end of Edo period. A volunteer and one of the trip participants are giving a lecture on Genpei War, the battle between Heike and Genji clans, which took place in 1185. Kanmon Bridge over Kanmon Strait
Minamoto no Yoshitsune Description of Genpei War Taira no Tomomori On the way to Akama Shrine
 
A Statue of Earless Hoichi Akama Shrine commemorating the Genpei War