Shimonoseki is a port city in Yamaguchi Prefecture (Japan), located at Honshu Island's southwestern tip and facing Tsushima Strait. The city has population around 265,000. In February 2005, to Shimonoseki metro area were added (as city districts) 4 neighboring towns (Hohoku, Kikugawa, Toyota, Toyoura).
Port Shimonoseki was officially established in July 1899 as seaport for trading with the USA and UK. City's economy is heavily based on manufacturing and finances, featuring as largest companies Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (shipbuilding yard), Yamaguchi Financial Group, Yamaguchi Bank, Momiji Bank, YM Securities, Hayashikane Sangyo (mixed feed), Chofu Seisakusho (hot water supply-air conditioning-solar equipment), Harakosan (real estate), Minato-Yamaguchi (daily newspaper), Yamaguchi Shimbun (daily newspaper), Minato Shimbun (daily newspaper).
Shimonoseki is served by 4 airports (all located outside the city) - 3 international (Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Kokura) and 1 for domestic flights only (Yamaguchi-Ube). Among tourists, the city is popular for its many annual festivals, numerous museums, stadiums, modern and traditional architecture, regional food specialties.
Port Shimonoseki cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Shimonoseki, Japan Yamaguchi. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|24 September, 2023|