The site of Sakuma Syozan gunnery private school (historical site)
Trace of gunnery cram school where great men who made history became a disciple of
This is where the Shinshu Matsushirohan suburban residence was located and where Shozan Sakuma opened a western gunnery school. Shozan was a feudal retainer of Matsushiro and was famous as a strategist and thinker. From July to December 1850, he taught gunnery in this place and later opened a private school in Edo Kobikicho to teach strategy and gunnery. Shozan taught many competent disciples, such as Shoin Yoshida, Ryoma Sakamoto, and Kaishu Katsu.
|Address||The neighborhood of 1-14, Eitai, Koutou-ku|
|Access||Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Monzen-Nakacho Station" Exit 3 5-minute walk|