A Sericulture Revolution that Changed the World: Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites

The World Heritage Sites in Japan

15m 00s
Broadcast on March 3, 2023 Available until March 3, 2024

In the 19th century, when Japan emerged as a modern nation, the world's most advanced spinning technology brought raw silk into mass production. By 1909, Japan became the world's largest exporter of raw silk used in products worldwide. Now defunct, the property offers a glimpse of the development of modern Japan.

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