*Beautiful vermillion shrine
*Main character of famous Japanese tale is enshrined here
  
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Akama Shrine is beautiful vermillion shrine locate seaside part of Shimonoseki city.

"Miminashi Hoichi" the main character of famous Japanese tale is enshrined in this shrine.

Another point of this shrine is that this location is very close to battlefield of "battle of Dannoura",
which is one of the most important battle in Japanese history.

Since Emperor who died in this battle is also enshrined,
Akama Shrine is must visit place for history fans of this era.