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Monument to the First Power Plant of Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama

Monument to the First Power Plant of Kanagawa Prefecture - Yokohama, Japan
Monument to the First Power Plant of Kanagawa Prefecture
Baysters Dori Avenue, Yokohama, Japan 231-0013Map
(behind the YMCA)
+81 45 221 2111
Neighborhood: Naka-ku
Overview

On the corner of a street very close to the BayStars monument, you'll find an engraved stone monument with a metal etching of an Edison-type generator. This monument commemorates the coal-fired power plant that used to be on this site. The plant was built by the Yokohama Kyodo Electric Light Company. It began supplying electricity to 700 houses in the city in 1890. -AH

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Kannai Station on the JR Negishi Line
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