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As coronavirus keeps Chinese tourists out of Japan, Kyoto sees a silver lining

It has been a business year to forget for Kei Tamura, who owns a travel company in the city of Kyoto – but even he admits it has been a relief not to be confronted by hordes of foreign tourists in the ancient capital of Japan.“It has been a very quiet year and the summer months were nothing like they were last year,” said Tamura, director of Cerca Travel Co. “The borders are closed so it is impossible to have foreign tourists visit, so the streets close to the famous sights and places like the…

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