The Jobu Silk Road

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The Silk Road that supported modernization in Meiji Japan
Embark on a journey to learn about and encounter the romance of history.

The Jobu Silk Road combines four cities and towns in Gunma Prefecture, endowed with the cultural assets of a World Heritage Site, and three cities in Saitama Prefecture forming a shared zone of silk culture. Surrounded by abundant natural beauty, the region is dotted with many historical assets and a diverse variety of currently-operating industrial facilities.

What is the Jobu Silk Road?