In 2016, about 55 million people visited Kyoto, which now faces such problems as traffic jams and noise. Photo: Shutterstock
In 2016, about 55 million people visited Kyoto, which now faces such problems as traffic jams and noise. Photo: Shutterstock
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Japanese city Kyoto to charge tourists new ‘stay tax’

Tokyo and Osaka Prefecture impose a similar tax on travellers staying at accommodation that charge more than 10,000 yen

In 2016, about 55 million people visited Kyoto, which now faces such problems as traffic jams and noise. Photo: Shutterstock
In 2016, about 55 million people visited Kyoto, which now faces such problems as traffic jams and noise. Photo: Shutterstock
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