World Heritage

World Heritage Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites ~Takayama-sha Sericulture School~|文化振興課|群馬県

Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2014 as a property that illustrates technological innovation and technological transfer between Japan and other countries that are related to mass production of high-quality raw silk achieved by modern Japan.
This video introduces a non-Japanese backpacker visiting the four component parts (Tomioka Silk Mill, Tajima Yahei Sericulture Farm, Takayama-sha Sericulture School, and Arafune Cold Storage) and the World Heritage Center (Sekaito).
Please enjoy “A Trip to the Silk Country of Gunma.”

Website: (World Heritage: Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites)

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