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The red building--British Consulate in Shimonoseki was built at 1901. It is said that the designer, William Cowan, also designed British Consulate in Nagasaki.
Akama Shrine is dedicated to Antoku, a Japanese emperor who fell into the sea in the Battle of Dan-no-ura (aka Dannoura), which occurred nearby in 1185. Inside the shrine, there are imperial tomb of emperor Antoku, tombs of Heike Family, Nanamorituka. Inside the Hoichi Hall, there is a statue of Hoichi the Earless, one of the characters in a traditional ghost story. Besides, there is a Treasure Palace where preserves valuable documents such as 「 Naga To Heike Monogatari」(Nagatohon Heike tale) and「Genpeigassen」(Genpei Kassen Figure).
The sea in front of Mimosusokawa Park is called Hayatomonoseto, which is the most narrow and fast flow of Kanmon Strait. It is the representive view of Kanmon Strait. The park is the battle field of Dannoura Campaign. Besides, you can see the left marks of cannon from Shimonoseki Battle during Bakumatu period. Inside the park, there are two status of historical heros: Minamotono Yoshitsune and Tairano Tomomori. In addition, there are handprints of main actors in the long-running historical drama series on NHKー「Yoshitsune」while they attended the openning ceremony of the status, including Takizawa Hideaki and Noriko Nakagoshi.
Kōzan-ji's Butsuden, completed in Kamakura Times, is a National Treasure of Japan. This architecture combining Japanese and Chinese design features. It is the oldest building designed in the Zenshūyō style that exists in Japan.
The entrance&exit are at the center. Its design resembles a tenement style. However, you can feel a noble elegance of the Senior Samurai from the details of the building, such as the stateliness and a novel cover structure, especially from the tartan windows between rooms.
It is said that Emperor ChuAi and Empress JinGu built a Toyoranomiya and stayed in the Nagatonokuni Ninomiya for 7 years during the Nisikuni Subjugation.
Chofu Garden is the house site of the Karo (a high position in the old big house) from Chofu Morihan. It is around 30,000 square meters with a lake in the center and in the feet of a mountain. There is study room, tea house, rivers in the garden, which enables you to enjoy the four seasons of Japanese garden.