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Nostalgic Tomioka walking course
-Time required : 4 hours

Let's enjoy walking the streets of Tomioka where you can feel post-war Japan's nostalgic atmosphere♪
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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1 minute walk
Ogino-ya (silk ice cream)
Ogino-ya (silk ice cream)
◎A wide selection of procucts including "Toge no kamameshi" lunch box and "Taiyaki" pancake. Let's enjoy the mellow flavor of silk ice cream mixed with Tomioka silk powder.

*Time generally required : Approximately 10 minutes
*Regular holiday : Every Wednesday
*Address: 34-3, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
*TEL: 0274-67-5111
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5 minute walk
Kinu Kobo (weaving hand on experience)
Kinu Kobo (hands-on experience in weaving)
◎We sell Tomioka Silk soap and cosmetics. The silk used in this shop is pure domestic silk made with the upmost care by silkworm rearing farmers located in Tomioka City.
In addition, in main store in Tomioka City, we sell silk stoles including a large number of cosmetics.

*Time generally required : approximately 1 hour
*Regular holiday : Every Wednesday / Business Hours: 09:00 a.m. - 17:00 a.m.
*Address: 1152, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
*TEL: 0274-67-5023
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2 minutes walk
Miyamotocho Storehouse Plaza (illustrated letters exhibition)
Miyamotocho Storehouse Plaza (illustrated letters exhibition)
◎A farmhouse warehouse built during the Taisho era (1912-1926), rearranged by Tomioka City together with adjacent plaza. Let's take a look at the illustrated letters diplayed inside the warehouse while enjoying a brake along the busy street.

*Time generally required : approximately 15 minutes / Admission fee: free of charge
*Address: 1046-2, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi
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1 minute walk
Maruichi (Tomioka black tea)
Maruichi (Tomioka black tea)
◎A long-established and famous tea shop founded in Tomioka in 1875. You can find not only green tea but also valuable black tea made with Tomioka made tea leaves.
There is a eat-in space inside the shop where you can also enjoy ice cream from Kozu ranch.

*Time generally required : Approximately 15 minutes
*Regular holiday : Every Wednesday / Business Hours: From 09:00 to 19:00
*Address: 1052, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
*TEL: 0274-62-3211
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3 minute walk
Oyaki Ito
Oyaki Ito
◎Tomioka City prospered in sericulture. Products such as Oyaki (Japanese dumpling made of fermented buckwheat) using mulberry leaf powder are developped and sold inside this shop.
Please enjoy hospitality while chatting around the fireplace inside the shop.

*Time generally required : Approximately 15 minutes
*Regular holiday : Every Monday / Business Hours: From 10:00 to 18:00
*Address: 1070, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
*TEL: 0274-63-9510
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5 minute walk
Roasted beans shop Yemon (real drip coffee)
Roasted bean shop Yemon (real drip coffee)
◎It is a new style self roasted coffee shop where you can enjoy coffee without reserve and at a reasonable price. Please enjoy a light taste coffee making the best use of coffee beans features.

*Time generally required : Approximately 15 minutes
*Business Hours: [weekdays] from 10:00 to 19:00 [Saturday and Sunday] from 09:00 to 18:00
*Regular holiday : Every Wednesday
*Address: 1435, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
*TEL: 0274-67-7405