A World Heritage Site dating back to 1872, Tomioka Silk Mill represents the oldest example of a silk reeling factory in Japan. An important symbol of industrial development under the Meiji government, the mill maintains its condition to a high standard, with much of the warehouse kept exactly as it was when it closed in 1987. Explore four vast sites, each corresponding to different stages of silk production, from a cold storage facility for silk worm eggs, to the large raw silk reeling plant. Audio guides are available in English. Make Tomioka Silk Mill a part of your Tomioka vacation plans using our Tomioka vacation builder.
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はじ やAugust 15, 2017
ヤッパリ迫力があります、お盆休み中でしたので、展示時間も長くジックリ楽しめました、是非一見すべきです、有料ですが、ガイドさんに案内しても頂いた方がより楽しく、閲覧出来ます。 more »Jasper powerful was during the Obon vacation, so exhibit hours long bothered anyone, should come to look for guides, I to guide whoever is more fun, you can peruse.
HisahikoAugust 14, 2017
つい最近迄実際に稼働していた工場と言う事に驚かせられました。鎖国以後の日本の成長に長年貢献されてきた先輩方に感謝、またこういう施設の多くを当時のままに維持して来てくれた先輩方に感謝感謝です。一番奥の女工の寄宿舎は私の小学校を彷彿させました。板の貼りかたや色が長年の歴史を語っていました。富岡製糸場は高速道路を使えば東京から2-3時間の距離で日帰りでも楽しめる距離です。お盆の真っ最中に来ましたので駐車... more »To say the factory only until recently was running really was amazed. Thanks to who over the years have contributed to the growth in Japan after the country, is also grateful to seniors who come keep many such facilities at that time remains. Back factory dormitory made of my elementary school. Paste and color of plates was telling the history over the years. Tomioka silk mill, the highway you from Tokyo fun day at a distance of 2-3 hours away. Put in a little wait because it came in the middle of the tray was filled parking lot P1 but coming off places for the disabled until the still room to spare then waited in the parking lot. Went I found says shortcuts and almost opposite the place know actually think and about 5 minutes from the parking lot, how when I went walking back and forth, eventually leaving the street parking. Even thought I don't think we go look bad, but directions on the device needs. Is the building and enter through the front door is a large exhibition of East put cocoon, and say. Our free tour. Read the instructions around the whole facility and took about 4 hours, but guide it is in 40 minutes Zhou is and says it was. Guides who have time constraints was a good idea. It has many facilities, etc. from this gradually and I think it says that. Exhibits and describes efforts are felt. Description and facilities of each exhibit, thank you very much there in the Office.
yamizakuraAugust 13, 2017
世界遺産登録された富岡製糸場。まだまだ発展途上の観光地の印象は否めませんが、明治時代の工場がそのままあるような印象で、臨場感はあります。女工さんたちの苦労や、明治日本の息遣いを感じました。今流行りの工場体験とは違いますが、先入観なしにみれば、感動できます。私は良かったです。 more »The Tomioka silk mill world heritage sites. Still undeniable impression of developing tourist destinations, but plant of the Meiji era the impression of being as presence is there. I felt the breathing factory girl who struggled and Meiji Japan. Can be moved if it sees at without bias is now different than the fashion factory experience. Good thing I did.
Jackie DangJune 15, 2017
It was a good place to visit. Very easy to get to from the station. It was about a 10-15 minute walk to the silk mill. Plenty of local shops and eateries on the way there. The admission fee is 1000 yen. you can also rent a audio tour guide for 200 yen which is what I did. If you want to save money, you can download the app they have and listen to the audio guide for free. (then you have to worry about data though) They will also give you a little stamp sheet scavenger hunt. 4 stamps. You then bring the sheet to the tourist shop and they give you a little free button. Overall I enjoyed the place as a cultural experience and learning about Japan's silk mill trade.
Cameron HilkerJune 13, 2017
Fascinating place! They have tours in English and augmented reality glasses, and just the whole place is cool. Worth a visit if you're in Gunma.
Singing lupinesMarch 15, 2016
It's an interesting historial site, but there is a major lack of information in English: only a brochure and a internet audio guide. Or you can pay to rent one. Tours are free in Japanese. The site is currently underdevelopment with construction being done on the buildings and architectural remains of buildings being unearthed. If you go on the weekends, you can see real silk worms and touch the cocoons! There is also a demonstration of silk spinning. Without being able to read the signs, you can walk through this site in under an hour.
Kenji MatsukiJune 18, 2017
The factory has a feeling, I like it.
相羽啓之May 3, 2017
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