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Tomioka Silk Mill

Description of this spot

Registered as a World Heritage site, Tomioka Silk Mill was built 140 years ago with its original production facility remaining in use even today. The factory’s precise quality was highly praised, especially among foreign countries. Furthermore, adopting a combination of French construction techniques and Japan’s unique silk milling methods, Tomioka Silk Mill was admired as one of the world’s largest silk mills.

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