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Tajima Yahei Sericulture Farm

Maebashi, Akagi, Kiryu, Ota, Tatebayashi Area

This is the old residence and farmhouse of Yahei Tajima who perfected the modern sericulture technique called "Seiryo-iku", which focuses on ventilation. This is the first warmhouse for Seiryo-iku and the main characteristic of this two-story house is the "Yagura", window for ventilation on the roof.
This facility, with Tomioka Silk Mill, was registered as the world heritage.

Basic Information

  • 2243 Sakai-Shimamura, Isesaki-shi, Gunma
  • Mapcode: 20 299 182*08
  • ・ About 15 minutes by car from Sakaimachi Station on Tobu Isesaki Line
    ・ About 30 minutes by car from Isesaki IC of Kita-Kanto Expressway
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • ▼Admission: Free
    * Tajima Yahei Sericulture Farm is a private property and individuals live even today. Only exterior visit is allowed while visit inside the house is not allowed.
    Please contact to Tajima Yahei Sericulture Farm Information Center for group tour (more than 10 persons) beforehand.
    【Tajima Yahei Sericulture Farms Information Center】
    ・ Location: 1968-40 Sakai-Shimamura, Isesaki-shi, Gunma
    ・ Open: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    ・ Closed: New Year holidays (December 29 - January 3)
  • Final day of update: April 3, 2020

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