Last updated: December 21, 2020
This is the birthplace of "Takayama-sha" that promoted the spread of education of "Seion-iku". Seion-iku was perfected by Chogoro Takayama and is a modern sericulture technique which combined "Ondan-iku", which focuses on warming the room, and "Seiryo-iku", which focuses on ventilation.
Takayama-sha was established as the educational institution of sericulture and large number of students came from both inside and outside of the country to learn about Seion-iku. Later on, Seion-iku became national standard of sericulture technique.
This facility, with Tomioka Silk Mill, was registered as the world heritage.
237 Takenomoto, Takayama, Fujioka (Map)
About 20 minutes by car from Fujioka IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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