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Tourists flock to Japan -- but only splash out in Tokyo

Osaka gains in visitor numbers but falls further behind in spending

Among municipalities, Shibuya Ward in Tokyo attracts the biggest amount of spending by foreign tourists.

TOKYO -- As a record-breaking inbound tourism trend continues in Japan, a closer analysis of government data reveals somewhat skewed regional results.

Analysis has found that, while visitors to Japan from abroad are spread through the country, their spending is concentrated in Tokyo.

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