"Kurihama" directs here. For the station, see Kurihama Station.
Kurihama is the location where Matthew C. Perry landed for his first negotiations for the opening of Japan on July 14, 1853. A large monument was erected in 1901 to commemorate the event, and a small museum was opened in 1987.
The Yokosuka Thermal Power Station is located at Kurihama.
- "Perry Ceremony Today; Japanese and U. S. Officials to Mark 100th Anniversary." New York Times. July 14, 1953,