Two of the oldest companies which are still in business now
10-12-17
KONGO GUMI

KONGO GUMI

NISHIYAMA ONSEN KEIUNKAN

NISHIYAMA ONSEN KEIUNKAN

Did you know two of the oldest businesses (still in business now) are in Japan. Seriously, they are over 1,400 and 1,300 years old respectively.

Founded: 578 AD

Japanese construction company Kongo Gumi 金剛組 was the world's oldest continuously operating independent company until it was absorbed as a subsidiary of another larger construction company in 2006.

http://www.kongogumi.co.jp

Nshiyama Onsen Keiunkan 西山温泉 慶雲館 is a hot spring hotel in Hayakawa, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. Founded in 705 AD, it is the oldest hotel and one of the oldest companies in operation.

http://www.keiunkan.co.jp


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