Mt Sakurayama Park, in Fujioka Gunma Prefecture, is famous for its 7,000 cherry blossom trees that flower in winter (November and December) and again in Spring (April). In Read more [...]
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 opened in a farmhouse modified to suit the new seion-iku technique. This practical school is associated with the other properties in the UNESCO World Heritage listing: Tomioka Silk Mill, Tajima Yahei Sericulture Farm and Arafune Cold Storage.