The site of Sakuma Syozan gunnery private school (historical site)

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
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Access Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Monzen-Nakacho Station" Exit 3 5-minute walk

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