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Yokohama Silk Museum
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It may look a little outmoded, but this museum gives an interesting insight into the world of silk, from silkworm to making a kimono. It takes between 3 000 and 9 000 cocoons – according to the size, the width of the sleeves and the complexity of the pattern and accessories, – to make a kimono (with each cocoon providing around 1 300m of raw silk). You will also discover how Yokohama became one of the silk trade's major ports. There are also temporary exhibitions on silk-producing countries, such as Laos and Uzbekistan.
- Address : 1 Yamashita-cho 1 JPN - YokohamaYokohama