Tajima Yahei Sericulture Farm is a famous historic farmhouse of a new design that was opimized for the production of sink. The farmhouse built in 1863 by Yahei Tajima, featured a new design with a raised tiled roof over a two story building that allowed better ventilation. This was an Read more [...]
Gunma Prefecture Museums & Art Galleries
Guide to Gunma Prefecture Museums and Art Galleries including all the main Museums and Art Galleries Gunma Prefecture.
Takayama-sha Sericulture School is a famous historic school associated with the silk industry, sericultural, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014. In 1890 Chogoro Takayama developed the modern sericultural technique, seion-iku, based on temperature and humidity control via ventilation management. In 1891 the Takayama-sha Sericulture School was Read more [...]
Tomioka Silk Mill is a historic silk mill that was the first in Japan to use mass production techniques based on imported French technology. This UNESCO World Heritage site exhibits the fully integrate industry approach that early Meiji Period Government had wished to develop, with the nearby Tajima Yahei Sericulture Read more [...]