The number of Chinese holidaymakers to Japan doubled last year to account for more than a quarter of Japan’s 19.7 million tourists. Photo: SCMP Pictures The number of Chinese holidaymakers to Japan doubled last year to account for more than a quarter of Japan’s 19.7 million tourists. Photo: SCMP Pictures
The number of Chinese holidaymakers to Japan doubled last year to account for more than a quarter of Japan’s 19.7 million tourists. Photo: SCMP Pictures

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The number of Chinese holidaymakers to Japan doubled last year to account for more than a quarter of Japan’s 19.7 million tourists. Photo: SCMP Pictures The number of Chinese holidaymakers to Japan doubled last year to account for more than a quarter of Japan’s 19.7 million tourists. Photo: SCMP Pictures
The number of Chinese holidaymakers to Japan doubled last year to account for more than a quarter of Japan’s 19.7 million tourists. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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