Place of Electric Experiment of Hiraga Gennai (historical site)

Place of Electric Experiment of Hiraga Gennai (historical site)

Material which succeeded in the reconstruction repair of electriciteit for the first time in Japan

Gennai Hiraga, born in Sanuki-shidoura in 1728, was well-versed in academic studies with talent in literature. He invented a number of things. In 1776, he succeeded in restoring and repairing an erekiteru (hand-operated electric generator). He often conducted experiments at home in Fukagawa Kiyosumi-cho (Kiyosumi 1) and showed them to other people. There is monument which ticked away this origin on this ground.

Address 1-2, Kiyosumi, Koutou-ku frontage
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Access Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line "Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Station" Exit A3 9-minute walk

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