SpotTomioka Silk Mill

Tomioka Silk Mill in Tomioka City, the first government-run industrial silk mill, was established in 1872 by the government aiming to modernize the country. In those days, it was one of the largest silk mills in the world. After closing down in 1987, it was designated a national historic site, an important asset with original warehouses and silk reeling factory. Furthermore, it was inscribed on Japan’s World Heritage Tentative List in 2007. When you step into the silk reeling factory, you will be amazed by the huge area without supporting pillars for the silk reeling mill that was operated by 300 workers.

Tomioka Silk Mill

Access

15 min on foot from Joshu-Tomioka Sta. on Joshin Line.

Address

1-1 Tomioka, Tomioka city, Gunma

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