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Oldest Surviving Companies in the World

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Some of the world oldest companies have been around for more than a millennium. Perhaps we have a thing or two to learn from these still surviving “die hard”.

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Hoshi in Japan, 717A.D. Report Abuse
The Hoshi is a Japanese traditional inn called the ryokan in the Ishikawa Prefecture. It also earned its place in the Guinness World Records as the world's oldest hotel.
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This is incorrect. Keiunkan in Japan is actually the oldest dating back to 705 A.D.
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Aberdeen Harbour in UK 1136 A.D Report Abuse
The harbor was the first public listed company in the UK.
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Ricasoli in Italy, 1141 A.D Report Abuse
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Marinelli foundry in Italy, 1000A.D. Report Abuse
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Affligem in Belgium 1074 A.D. Report Abuse
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Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland, 1044 A.D. Report Abuse
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Stiftskeller St. Peter in Salzburg, 803A.D. Report Abuse
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Sudo Honke in Japan 1141 A.D. Report Abuse
This is the oldest sake producing company in the world. The brewery is located in Obara, Japan.
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Tanaka-Iga in Japan, 885A.D. Report Abuse
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Weltenburger in Germany 1050 A.D. Report Abuse
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Angel & Royal UK 1203 A.D. Report Abuse
This is one of the oldest hotels in the UK. It was also a hostel for the Knights templar.
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Zum Roten Bären in Germany 1120 A.D Report Abuse
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Taferne in Austria 1123 A.D. Report Abuse
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Interlaken Switzerland 1239 A.D. Report Abuse
With over 600 years of traditions, the Interlaken in Switzerland is almost as old as the Swiss Confederation.
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Weihenstephan Brewery in Germany, 1040 A.D. Report Abuse
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Aldersbacher Germany 1268 A.D. Report Abuse
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Hirter Austria 1270 A.D. Report Abuse
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Charleston pub Report Abuse
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Château de Goulaine in France 1000A.D Report Abuse
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Tsuen in Japan 1160 A.D. Report Abuse
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Goshobo Japan 1191 A.D. Report Abuse
The Goshobo is the oldest inn in the town of Arima, a spa town with astonishing brick colored water.
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