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Tomioka soul food "eat and compare" course
-Time required : 2 hours 20 minutes

Let's try out "deep fried Horumon-age" introduced on TV as a speciality of Tomioka !
Tomioka Silk Mill
Tomioka Silk Mill
◎Tomioka Silk Mill is a World Heritage Site, a National Treasure and a modern industrial heritage founded in Tomioka in 1872 (5th year of Meiji era) as Japan's first government operated model mechanized silk-reeling factory.
Don't miss late 19th century brick buildings such as the Silk-reeling Plant and East and West cocoon warehouses. Audioguides are also available.

*Time generally required : Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes / Admission fee: 1,000 yen
*From 09:00 to 17:00 (last admission at 16:30)
*Regular holiday : The end of the year (December 29 to 31)
*Address: 1-1, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
*TEL: 0274-64-0005
*Transfer to Joshin Electric Railway at Takasaki Station (approximately 40 minutes),
          Get off at Joshu-Tomioka Station and walk approximately 15 minutes (1km)

*Miyamoto-cho municipal pay and display parking at approximately 10 minutes by car from Joshinetsu Expressway Tomioka I.C (around 3km)
        Approximately 10 minutes on foot from Miyamoto-cho municipal pay and display parking to Tomioka Silk Mill (500m)
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2 minutes walk
Iwai-ya
Iwai-ya
◎You can eat Tomioka specialities such as "yaki-manju" (steamed bun with miso sauce) or deep fried "horumon-age" and find many souvenirs inside the shop.

*Time generally required : Approximately 10 minutes
*Regular holiday : Never closed / Business Hours : From 10:00 to 17:00
*Address: 17-11, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
*TEL: 0274-67-7063
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2 minutes walk
Butcher Harada
Butcher Harada
◎A traditional meat shop. The shop owner is particulary proud of the taste of its croquettes, minced meat and deep fried "horumon-age".

*Time generally required : Approximately 10 minutes
*Regular holiday : Sunday, third Wednesday of the month / Business Hours: From 09:00 to 19:00
*Address: 22, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
*TEL: 0274-62-0433
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1 minute walk
Butche Okaju
Butche Okaju
◎It is a famous shop which scenes featuring tourists and students gathering around freshly deep fried croquettes and deep fried "horumon-age" have been broadcast many times on TV.

*Time generally required : Approximately 10 minutes
*Regular holiday : Every Wednesday / Business Hours: From 10:00 to 19:00
*Address: 1051-3, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
*TEL: 0274-62-0278
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1 minute walk
Fish Shop Tsuchiya
Fish Shop Tsuchiya
◎This store has been selling fresh fish, hand made side dishes and hand cut dried bonito for more than 160 years since its foundation.
Deep fried "homrumon-age" and deep fried "konkatsu" using konjac are famous as well.

*Time generally required : Approximately 10 minutes
*Regular holiday : Every Wednesday / Business Hours: From 09:30 to 19:00
*Address: 1047, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
*TEL: 0274-62-0111