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Visiting "Yume O-re Katsuyama” in Katsuyama City, Fukui Prefecture


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“Yume O-re Katsuyama” is a memorial museum of silk weaving industry in Katsuyama City, Fukui Prefecture. “Yume” means dream and “O-re” means weave.


In Katsuyama City, the weaving industry started in the Meiji era. At that time, Katsuyama was known for its silk weaving. You can see weaving machines of the Showa era still working in the museum.


There, we learned about the interesting history of weaving industry in Katsuyama City. 

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