Yokohama Silk Museum, Yokohama

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  • Silk production and trade has been a staple of the Japanese economy for centuries. This little museum starts with the history and mechanics of producing silk from raising the silk worms (including som...  more »
  • We were taken by a Japanese man to the museum and weren't disappointed. My husband and I had both had silkworms as children and were keen to see how large commercial businesses had operated in the pas...  more »
  • Silk Center on the second floor. Until the beginning of the Showa era in the silk trade exports was silk exporting country in the world to commemorate the silk products, demonstrations and sales is used.
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  • Be amazed with and how that elegant silk cloth came from. Feel and be a part the history how the silk travel to Europe way back ago!
  • It is an interesting place. You can get to know almost everything about silk (even see all those silkworms). Beauliful kimonos are on the second floor. There's a nice shop with silk things and illustrated books about Japanese clothes. I bought one and got a lovely sweet gift=)
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  • That is the starting point to overseas Silk Road from okaya Silk Museum, have been brought on line to the Chuo line, Yokohama line, the original red brick. Already, rather than a museum exhibition in silk kimono exhibit anticlimactic.  It may be fun to check the location of hikawa Maru-silk [silk loom". The Tomioka silk mill is in okaya equipment. Is the root here is closer to the original, but had no land in okaya city for the Tomioka silk mill.
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  • Look at look at the underground shopping street. From the deep flavor. But you'd better not to be expected.
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