Visitors watch performers at Club Piccadilly in Osaka's Umeda district, western Japan. The show receives local government subsidies to encourage foreign tourists to attend nightlife events. Photo: Kyodo

Japanese cities brainstorm how to improve nightlife for tourists, including late-night transport

Limited transport beyond midnight sends foreign visitors, especially in Tokyo, scrambling for the last trains; officials are brainstorming ways to keep them out on the town with night outings to shows, restaurants and scenic spots

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Visitors watch performers at Club Piccadilly in Osaka's Umeda district, western Japan. The show receives local government subsidies to encourage foreign tourists to attend nightlife events. Photo: Kyodo
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