Gas Lamp Monument

Yokohama, Kawasaki15m

Overview

In 1872, Nihon Gas Shachu Company started by Takashima Kaemon built Japan's first street gas lamp. The gas lamps went on to light the roads and city. The pillars for the lamps were imported from Glasgow, but the lamp itself is said to have been made by Japanese craftsmen.

Detailed information

Address

4-42 Sumiyoshi-cho, Naka Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa

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