“Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites” was inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO in June 2014. Let us introduce four components of the propety.
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The first full-scale raw silk factory introducing machine-reeling technology from France.
Prototype of modern sericultural farmhouses utilizing a ventilation system on its tiled roof.
Birthplace of seion-iku, which became standard for this modern Japanese sericultural technology.